RUTHERFORD - Thomas V. Maguire, 89, a lifelong resident of Rutherford, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. He was born in 1924 to Horatio and Josephine (nee Herold) Maguire in Scranton, Pa.
Mr. Maguire was employed by the United States Postal Service as a maintenance supervisor at its New York Bulk and Foreign Mail Center in Jersey City for 10 years before retiring 30 years ago. He enjoyed traveling to places like Hawaii, Australia, Paris, Rome, England, Portugal, Spain Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Mr. Maguire also had a passion for all types of live theatre; he loved and supported Broadway, off Broadway and community theatre. He was a member of the Rutherford Guardsman and Fleet Reserve Association. Mr. Maguire proudly enlisted in the United States Navy following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. He served for 20 years and retired as a Chief Petty Officer.
Mr. Maguire will be deeply missed by his beloved wife Phyllis (nee Dellorto), his children, Thomas Maguire and his wife Beth, Bill Maguire and his wife Cynthia, Mary Anne Bonthron, Judith Maguire, and grandchildren, Marissa Maguire and Atticus Maguire Judd. He was also the devoted uncle to Anthony Marino and Michelle Marino-Palma.
Family and friends will be received Thursday, Aug. 14, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., at Collins Calhoun Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford. The funeral will be Friday, Aug. 15, at 9:30 a.m., from Collins Calhoun Funeral Home, for 10:30 Mass of Christian Liturgy in the Church of Saint Mary, Rutherford. Entombment will follow in Holy Cross Mausoleum, North Arlington.
Donations may be made to some of Thomas's favorite Charities, The Salvation Army, The Wounded Warrior Project,
Calhoun Mania Funeral Home
19 Lincoln Avenue Rutherford, NJ 07070
Published in South Bergenite on Aug. 13, 2014