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Monsignor John McGuire of St. Louis De Montfort Parish Passes

Pastor Emeritus of church died Monday.

Reverend Monsignor John A. McGuire of in Sound Beach passed away Monday at the age of 87.

According to his obituary on O.B. Davis Funeral Home's website, he was the last sibling of eight brothers and sisters and is survived by many loving nieces and nephews residing in Ireland. McGuire was born on Sept. 30, 1924 in Ireland.

Visitiation is being held Sept. 13 from 2-7 p.m. at St. Louis De Montfort, the Mass of the Transferal will take place at 7:30 p.m. and his Funeral Mass will take place on Friday at 11 a.m.

Share your memories and express your condolences in the comments section below.

Marian Larson September 14, 2012 at 12:24 AM
Father McGuire was a truly wonderful pastor. He will be missed. May he rest in peace.
Karen McNulty September 14, 2012 at 02:11 AM
I can hear him now at the altar saying "Any good news" as he looked out into the congregation. Rest in peace Father.
A Moran September 14, 2012 at 01:18 PM
Father Maguire was a man of conviction and a true leader. He took us from the small mission church on the hill to a beautiful new church. He may have been a man of "one word", but one who inspired and lead his flock.
Marsha Simon September 15, 2012 at 01:16 PM
M Simon And his 'one word' was an inspiration for a lifetime of Faith, God rest his soul.
Barbara Coviello September 17, 2012 at 03:49 PM
Father McGuire will be missed, but his legacy and voice will forever echo in his beloved St Louis de Monfort paris!

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