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Obituary for MaryAnn McGuire

MaryAnn McGuire of New London, CT, passed away at Yale New Haven Hospital on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

Born in Westerly, she was the beloved daughter of Celina (Lenihan) McGuire of Pawcatuck and the late Joseph J. McGuire.

MaryAnn was a dedicated social worker for the State of Connecticut and lovingly committed her life to the service of others through numerous initiatives, including volunteering at a local food bank and Haitian missions.

In addition to her mother, she leaves five siblings, Reverend Bonaventure McGuire, Ann Toppino (John), Kathleen Tanner, Thomas McGuire (Jena), and Kristin Basso (Stephen). She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews who she deeply cherished and to whom she devoted her love. MaryAnn is predeceased by her brother Kevin McGuire. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in MaryAnn’s memory to Connecticut Food Share at or to Outreach to Haiti online at
Haitian donations can also be mailed directly to Outreach to Haiti, 815 Boswell Avenue, Norwich, CT

A Funeral Liturgy will be held at St. Mary Church, 95 Main Street, Stonington, CT at 10AM on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Burial will follow at River Bend Cemetery, 117 Beach Street, Westerly, RI. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in charge of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit