John McGuirk of Chelmsford
He was married to Patricia (Oliver) McGuirk with whom he would have celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on September 1, 2017.
Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late John H. and Dorothy (Cooney) McGuirk. He graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1958.
He proudly served with the U.S. Navy on the USS Myles C. Fox (DDR-829) during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
He retired from BAE Systems of Hudson, NH in 2003.
He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, Chelmsford. He was a member of the American Legion AW Vinal Post 313 N. Chelmsford.
He wintered in Coconut Creek, Florida, and loved to visit Disney World.
Besides his wife he is survived by his son, Michael McGuirk and his companion, Kathleen Daley of Waltham; daughter, Michelle and her husband, Scott Johnson of N. Chelmsford; brothers, Thomas and his wife, Nina McGuirk of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, James and his wife, Patricia McGuirk of Lowell, MA; brothers in law, Louis Oliver and his companion Jan Kattar of Tyngsboro, Vincent and his wife, Nancy Oliver of Albuquerque, NM; and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours Tuesday 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Wed. at 8 AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church in Chelmsford Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell.
Memorials may be made in his name to the American Heart Association P.O. Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.