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PETER W. "BILLY" MCGURL


1931 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
PETER W. "BILLY" MCGURL Obituary
McGurl, Peter W. "Billy" Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired, died on April 24, 2014, in Williamsburg, VA He was formerly of Roslindale. Col. McGurl was born on August 5, 1931. He was the son of the late James McGurl and Mary Naughton McGurl. He is survived by Rosa Lee, his loving and devoted wife of 56 years; his daughter Lee Anne Guzy, son Mark Michael McGurl (Diane), and grandson Raynor James Guzy; a brother, James McGurl of Hingham and sister, Anne Naff of Marshfield. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased in death by his sister Mary McCarthy of Foxboro and son-in-law James Patrick Guzy. He leaves many nieces, nephews, McGurl and Naughton cousins. Col. McGurl retired from the Army in 1981. He was an avid sailor, skier, pilot and woodworker but he will be best remembered for his keen sense of humor. A Funeral Mass will take place at 11am, Thursday, May 1, at St. Bede's Catholic Church, Williamsburg, VA. Interment in Arlington National Cemetery at a date to be announced. The family requests donations be made to the National Parkinson Foundation or the . Services by Nelsen Funeral Home, WILLIAMSBURG, VA. www.nelsencares.com
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 29, 2014
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