Paul Michael McGuinness Jr.
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Paul Michael McGuinness, Jr.  (Age 19)  
Of Reston, VA on Thursday, December 17, 2015. Beloved son of Paul and Ann McGuinness. Grandson of John M. and Cottie Wellborn. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Paul was currently a freshman at Virginia Commonwealth University. The family will receive friends at ADAMS-GREEN FUNERAL HOME, 721 Elden Street, Herndon, VA on Monday, December 21, 2015 from 5 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11900 Lawyers Road, Reston, VA on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Paul''s name may be made to the Special Olympics of Virginia. Online condolences may be made at: www.adamsgreen.com  


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Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 20, 2015.
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January 14, 2016
Dear Paul and Ann,
On behalf of my wife and my parents, I wanted to reach out and let you know how very sorry we are to hear of your loss. We will keep you and the entire McGuinness clan in our thoughts and prayers. With Love, Scott & Ceri Wilson
January 9, 2016
Dear Paul and Family, Sincere condoleisis to you. May the time that you were able to share his love , you find comfort knowing He is now with The Lord. Peace to you all.
Meg Kimble
January 9, 2016
Dear Paul,
I just want you and your family to know how very sad I am to hear of your sons passing.I know there are no words. I wish you peace and healing in the days and years to come. He has your smile. I know he must of been a wonderful boy. My thoughts are with you and yours. Robin (Bennett) Mara.
January 5, 2016
Our family is so saddened by the tragic loss of your precious Paul, Jr. and you are in our daily thoughts and prayers.
You will be reunited with him again in Heaven. He is ok now ...actual great now ...in the perfect place where there is no pain, no stress, no anger, no fear but only peace and being in the prescence of loving God. Hold on to your faith...dig in deep to God's word, allow Him to carry you through this and then ultimately reunite you all together for Eternity.
Know that we have deep sympathy, concern and love for you and your family in our hearts and you will remain in our daily prayers.
Jon, Robin & Kathleen Williams
Robin Williams
December 31, 2015
Paul had such great character and respect for others. He was a wonderful friend to our son. Our hearts break. You're family is in our hearts and prayers.
Much Love,
Jared, Melissa and Jacob Salazar
December 27, 2015
Dearest Paul and Annie, You have both been in my heart and mind since I found out about Paul Jr. Honestly I've tried several times to send my condolences and there are no words to express my sorrow. I truly believe we spend eternity in God's pure joy and grace. Paul Jr. is surrounded by that light. I will never stop praying for you and your family.
Lynda Canepa Rhiel
December 26, 2015
Glad I got to know your son he was a great friend! Prayers for your family<3
Rachel Lowman
December 26, 2015
We are heartbroken over the news about Paul Jr. May God watch over your family and hold you close.
Lori welsh Jeff Tunks
December 24, 2015
Our hearts are breaking with you.
George and Wendy Burgers Sonnett
December 23, 2015
So sorry for this huge loss. Be strong. Love to you both Ann & Paul Hope to see you soon
Andrew Tuckman
December 23, 2015
Annie and Paul, that is a beautiful boy.
While youall are separated just for a season, God will hold you close to His Heart, as will I.Aunt Mary Lou Purnell
December 23, 2015
Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire McGuinness family.

Joe and Anne Gerrety
Joe and Anne Gerrety
December 23, 2015
Our deepest sympathies to the McGuinness family! Love & prayers
Ed & Silvia Lucyk
December 22, 2015
Words cannot express the deep sadness I feel for your family.
Robyn and Mike Boggs
December 22, 2015
My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire McGuiness family as well as the Herndon HS Friends who all know and will miss the smile of Paul.
Shane Wolfe
December 22, 2015
Ann, I am so deeply sorry for you and your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you both.
Nancy Howell
December 22, 2015
Paul, I am out of town and just heard the terrible news. I am so sorry thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jed
December 22, 2015
I'm so sorry my thoughts are with you
Peter Harris
December 22, 2015
Paul is with Jesus now and he will be there to help us with our own crossings. I am deeply saddened for my sister and brother-in-law and pray they will never forget where Paul is living now.
Susan wellborn
December 22, 2015
Paul is with Jesus now and one day he will help us in our own crossing.
December 21, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with Paul and Annie during their time of need.
December 21, 2015
I am so very sorry for your loss, and, I hope that God will grant you the peace that I'm sure you need at this very difficult time.
Glenn Orfanides
December 21, 2015
Dear Paul and Ann: My heart bleeds with yours. It's so unnatural to lose a child. All my love, support and prayers. xo's Donna Lemig Badach
Donna Lemig Badach
December 21, 2015
I am so very sorry.
Barbara D'Onofrio Getze
December 21, 2015
Paul and Annie

We want to express our deepest sympathies to you both and the entire Mc Guinness family. I can only hope that the love of your many friends and family will somehow help to get you through this loss. From our family to yours, our deepest sympathies
Don Weir
December 21, 2015
Dear Paul and Anne,
I was absolutely shocked to hear of the tragic loss of your son. I don't know if you'll remember me Paul, but I'm another Shrewsbury kid who played ball with you all those years ago. I pray that our gracious God provide you and Anne the graces you need to both carry on and know peace. Every good wish for both of you.
Chris Johnston
December 21, 2015
My sincere condolences to you and your family
John Dwyer
December 21, 2015
my prayers are with all of you paul is a little saint in heaven
michael strahle
December 21, 2015
Paul, I'm not sure if you remember me but I grew up in Shrewsbury and we were friend in the early years/ My heartfelt condolences to you and your family for this unthinkable loss. You are in my prayers.
Rich Montgomery
December 21, 2015
Paul and Annie~

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. My heart is breaking for you both.
Patti McGrath Homefield
December 21, 2015
Paul and Annie, there are no words to express our sadness upon hearing the news about Paul. I will always remember his easygoing, fun nature and fantastic smile. David and I saw him last summer when he was our server at Glory Days - we had a good conversation about how he and Jesse were both looking forward to attending VCU. I can't begin to fathom the depth of your grief - I only hope that you are held up and comforted by the love and support of everyone around you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and always.
Shari, David, Alexa & Jesse True
December 21, 2015
My thoughts and prayers have been with you since i heard the news of your loss. I wish i could express the words to bring you comfort. I will continue to pray for moments of peace that only God can bring.
Amber Erwin
December 21, 2015
Dearest Annie and Paul, My vocabulary isn't broad enough to adaqutely express the depth of my sympathy. I remember when he was born and the joy that brought to you. May those memories help to sustain you and bring some peace through this ordeal.
Betsy Ferry
December 21, 2015
Michael, Renata, Lucius and the entire Robinson family send our most sincere and profound condolences. We exist in a state of mourning over the loss our friend, classmate, and team mate. We know that Paul is with God and we ask that God help us until we are with Paul again in Heaven.
Michael Robinson
December 20, 2015
Words can not say how we feel. We love you and give hugs to you and your family. We miss you and this has really has hurt us. love you nancy and jjim
December 20, 2015
Dear Annie and Paul, Memories of a sweet boy will always be in my heart. I always loved watching him and Jack together. My prayers and thoughts have been with you for these few days and more. Love, Jo Overholt
December 20, 2015
Dear Paul and Annie,

Our hearts are broken on learning on the passing of your beloved son, Paul. Our family reflected on the Reston Little League games that our son, Christian, and Paul were a part of. So many memories of happy times with lots of terrific families.

You are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. May the wonderful memories you have of your son be of comfort to you now. This is a favorite quote of mine ~ Paul certainly lived this: "And in the end, it is not the years in your life that count, it's THE LIFE IN YOUR YEARS." ~ Abraham Lincoln

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

God bless you always,
Lisa and family
Lisa Turner
December 20, 2015
Dear Paul,Annie,family and friends of Paul Jr. My deepest and most heartfelt sympathies to all of you!! I'm deeply saddened by your tremendous loss! Paul and Annie, I'm praying for you both since first hearing the news. I hope that you will both find some strength and support from each other and loved ones to carry on in Paul's memory. May your beloved son rest in peace!! Aloha
Teresa Leineweber
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