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Margaret A. McGuire

Posted By Hans Funeral Home On June 25, 2013 @ 11:57 am In Obituary | 10 Comments

In Memorial

GUILDERLAND – Margaret A. McGuire, 88, of Guilderland, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Monday, June 24, 2013.  Mrs. McGuire was born in Syracuse, but lived most of her life in Guilderland.  She was a communicant of Christ the King Church since it was founded.

Mrs. McGuire was predeceased in 1974 by her husband Dr. John P. McGuire.  She is survived by her children John P. McGuire, III (Sheila), Lawrence T. McGuire (Barbara), Mary F. Vadnais (Norm), Margaret Ann McGuire, Kathleen C. McGuire, Peter G. McGuire, and Amy M. McGuire; her sisters Alice Esposito (Vincent) and Nancy Palumbo (Nick); her brother Lawrence Campbell (Fran); her grandchildren John P. McGuire, IV, Daniel McGuire, Mary Vadnais, M.D. (Craig Peper), David Vadnais (Courtney), and Luke Vadnais; her great grandchildren Nola Vadnais,  and Ella and Max Peper; and by many nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her sisters Mary Shannon, Elizabeth Nealy, and Frances Cusano; and by her brother John Campbell.

Mrs. McGuire wished to express her deep appreciation to all of her children, her friends and choir friends, and to her caregivers at Women’s Cancer Care and Community Hospice for the wonderful care they gave her during her illness.

Funeral services will be held in the Hans Funeral Home, 1088 Western Ave., Albany, Friday morning at 9:30am, and from there to Christ the King Church, Sumter Ave., Guilderland, at 10:30.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4-8 p.m. The parish family of Christ the King Church will gather in the funeral home at 4:30 pm Thursday for a service of prayer and remembrance.  All are welcome.   Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Guilderland.    The family suggests memorial contributions to the Christ the King Building Fund, 20 Sumter Ave., Albany, NY 12203; or to Cross Catholic Outreach, PO Box 273908, Boca Raton, FL 33427-3908.  To leave a message of condolence for the family, send a sympathy card, or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.

Click here to view Mrs. McGuire’s resting place in Fairview Cemetery, Hawes Rd.  off of Rt. 146, in Guilderland, NY (Zip Code Altamont 12009).

Condolences for the family of “Margaret A. McGuire”

Condolence from Nick DeGaetano on June 25th, 2013 1:38 pm

Amy and the McGuire family,

Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one! My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

God Bless,

Nick DeGaetano

Condolence from Pam Willis on June 25th, 2013 3:02 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with you Amy, and your entire family. She must have been quite a woman to have raised such a wonderful lady like you. See you soon. Pam XO

Condolence from Anne Field on June 25th, 2013 3:58 pm

Aunt Peg you are going to be missed greatly. There is no one in this world who can take care of a garden like you. I will always treasure our visits and the wonderful flowers we always took home with us. Cousins, you were all very lucky to have such a wonderful mother. Now she is heaven with your dad and my folks, and I’m sure there is a garden for her to tend too. She will be missed. Love, your cousin Annie

Condolence from Susan & Steve Ruppenthal on June 26th, 2013 4:23 am

Dear McGuire Family,

You are in our thoughts and prayers. No one ever mentioned your mother”s name without always commenting on what a wonderful woman she was. She will be missed by all. Heaven now has another special angel.

We will never watch another Syracuse basketball game without thinking fondly of her.

With love and sympathy,
Susan & Steve Ruppenthal

Condolence from Charlene Hibbard on June 26th, 2013 4:28 am

Amy & Family,
So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.
Sounds like she lived an amazing life and such a loving and close family. Cherish all the memories.

Condolence from Judie & Ben McFerran on June 26th, 2013 12:32 pm

Kathy and Peter: We are so very sorry for your loss. Your Mom and Dad were two of the first neighbors we met when we moved to Venezio. Please accept our sympathy to all of you family.

Condolence from Valerie Harris on June 26th, 2013 3:08 pm

Dear family,
I was a neighbor of Margaret’s and a gardening friend. It always gave me lots of pleasure to walk my dog past her property to see what was in bloom, and it was an added bonus when she was there and we could chat. What a gracious lady. Always smiling and welcoming. She often would speak to me about joining the funeral choir at CTK. It seemed to give her great pleasure. I can imagine Jesus inviting her into heaven and saying, ‘Welcome, good and faithful servant’. May God bless her and you all. Valerie Harris

Condolence from Jackie & Mike Robinson on June 27th, 2013 3:56 am

Larry and the McGuire Family,
Oh the flowers our Moms shared over the years! When we think of them now it will always be in the best garden ever. We’re so sorry for your loss and wish we were closer to offer a hug.
With sympathy to you and your family,
Jackie and Mike

Condolence from Jen Neely on June 27th, 2013 6:00 am

Love and prayers to all of you. I have many memories of Aunt Margaret taking us to the pool and sharing laughs with her sister and my grandma Betty. May she rest in peace.

Condolence from Dorothy Lange & Ray Perez on June 28th, 2013 6:41 am

Dear McGuire Family,
Your mother was a remarkable woman who added beauty and joy to many lives. She was my mom’s closest friend and they shared so many fun, lighthearted, and cherished times together. Everyone should be blessed with a friend like your mom. With our thoughts and deepest sympathy.
Dorothy and Ray

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