James Robert McGuire “Capt. Bob” joined Jesus in eternal rest on December 1, 2019. Born to John James “Mickey” McGuire and Virginia Slayton Guarino on November 24, 1937, both now deceased. He attended Sacred Heart of Jesus and Ridgewood Prep and was married to Sylvia Barry McGuire for 66 years. They were blessed with six children: Deborah M. Carter (Gerry), James R. “Bubba” McGuire Jr. (Karen), Sylvia McGuire, Maureen M. Colletta (Jordan), Colleen M. Scamardo (Pete) and Missy M. Bonano (Don). Brother of Van Guarino, deceased (Rae). Survived by sister Georgette McGuire . Paw-Paw Bob was proud grandfather of 23 grandchildren, 50 great grands, 3 great-greats. Owner of Bob's Auto and Marine. Capt. Bob had a love for the water that he shared with his sons-in-law and other friends. His legacy as an award winning Charter Boat Captain in Empire, LA will live on through them. As an employee at Banner Chevrolet, he was known for building championship engines for racing teams in the New Orleans Power Boat Assn. He was a member of Slidell Antique Car Club, and was a Eucharistic Minister. He retired to the Northshore in 2000, enjoying his morning coffee with WGAH & Y.E.S. buddies at Pelican Athletic Club. Family and friends are invited to the Night Visitation at JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Friday, December 6, 2019. The Funeral Mass will start at 12:00 pm at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1501 W. Causeway Approach, Mandeville, LA 70471. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am and will continue until Mass time. In lieu of flowers, donations or Masses at Mary Queen of Peace are preferred. Private family interment will follow. Condolences may be expressed at www.schoenfh.com
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