Edward T. McGuire, of Barnegat NJ, 76, died on December 31, 2013. Born in Jersey City on October 16, 1937. He was married to Lucy Barbera in 1960 and lived in Paramus NJ, Easton CT, Mahwah NJ and Barnegat NJ. He is survived by wife Lucy and three children – daughter Karen Puskas and husband Andy of Roxbury CT, son Michael and wife Diane of Franklin MA and son Joseph and wife Susan of Northvale NJ. Also survived by brother Joseph McGuire and wife Dorothy of Franklin Lakes NJ and sister Maureen Sweeney and husband Tom of Keyport NJ. Six grandchildren – Edward & Lucy Puskas of Roxbury CT, Liam & Maxwell McGuire of Franklin MA and John & Robert of Northvale NJ. He is predeceased by parents Edward & Ann McGuire of Jersey City and son Edward III.
He was a Korean War veteran and served in the Air Force from 1954-57. He was employed by First National Bank of Jersey City until marriage, served as Assistant Secretary at General Reinsurance Corp. in New York NY and Greenwich/Stamford CT, Vice President at Bankers Trust Co. in New York NY and Vice President at Trust Company of NJ in Jersey City NJ.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, serving as Grand Knight and President of the Columbian Club of the Paramus Council 5680 and achieved 4th degree Knight at Msgr. Charles G. McCorristin Assembly in Washington Township Council 5427. Member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, District 2 Waretown NJ, Town of Paramus NJ Planning Board, Town of Easton CT Project Planning and Review Committee, Commissioner of Easton CT Fire Department and President of Easton CT Little League.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s RC Church in Northvale NJ on Monday at 10 AM with interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. Visiting hours will be Sunday 2 – 6 PM at the Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Edward’s name to Knights of Columbus, Paramus Council #5680, 50 Midland Ave. Paramus NJ 07652.