Obituaries

Helen McGuirk

Born: January 08, 1926

Died: May 13, 2010

Services: 10:30AM Monday, May 17th at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 6261 N. Granit Reef Rd., Scottsdale

Visitation: 5:00PM - 8:00PM Sunday, May 16th at Messinger Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Rd., Scottsdale.

McGuirk, Helen.

Passed away at 84, on May 13, 2010. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She will forever remain in the hearts of her devoted husband of 59 years Raymond; her daughter Nancy (Mike); son John (Erica); grandchildren Stephanie, Alex, Kathryn, and Luke; and nieces Eileen and Janice. Born and raised in Cambridge, MA, Helen and Ray retired to Scottsdale 19 years ago. They joined St Maria Goretti ‘s parish where they have several dear friends. Helen’s incredible strength saw her through many tribulations. Now she is joyfully reunited with her parents John and Evelyn, sisters Charlotte and Irene, and brother John. Her strong spirit and sense of humor will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her. A visitation will be held on Sunday May 16, 2010 from 5-8pm at Messinger Indian School Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Rd Scottsdale. Funeral Mass will be held at St Maria Goretti’s on Monday at 10:30am. Burial to follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Arthritis Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

Cemetery: National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona (Map)

Location: Indian School Mortuary (Map)

Church: St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church (Map)



Posted at: 5/17/2010 12:15:56 PM By:

Craig Orlando

Email Address: fourcorlando@comcast.net

To Nancy, Mike and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing Nancy. Our thoughts and prayers arre with you during this most difficult time. We know the heart crushing pain that you are feeling now. Please know that we share your grief thru the miles and pray that your pain eases with the fond joyful memories. GOD Bless. With Love
Craig, Cherilyn, Casey and Caroline

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