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Capt. Bob McGuire

November 24, 1937 ~ December 1, 2019 (age 82)

Tribute

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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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 6, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home
3827 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70119

Visitation
Saturday
December 7, 2019

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church
1501 W. Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471

Service
Saturday
December 7, 2019

12:00 PM
Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church
1501 W. Causeway Approach
Mandeville, LA 70471

Cemetery

Greenwood
5200 Canal Blvd.
New Orleans, LA

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