Southington, CT - Anne Marie (Toole) Maguire, 83, wife of William Maguire for 59 years, died peacefully on June 14, 2020 at her home with her loving family by her side.
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Anne was born on September 4, 1936 in Wilkes-Barre, PA a daughter of the late Gilbert and Mary (Clisham) Toole and lived most of her life in Naugatuck. Anne graduated from Naugatuck High School, Class of 1954 and before retiring, she worked for various companies as a key punch operator. She was very devout in the practice of her Catholic faith. She led the Third Order of Lay Carmelites, Waterbury Chapter for many years and she also was a member of the Adoration Society of the Immaculate Conception Church for over 25 years.
In addition to her husband of Southington, Anne is survived by her son, Rev. William Maguire, C.P. of East Haven; her daughter, Marianne (Tom) Szarkowicz of Watertown and their children, Michael, Andrea, Thomas and Mary; her son, Dennis Maguire of Bristol; her daughter, Susan Maguire of Plantsville and her children, Samantha, William, Joseph, Sean and granddaughter, A’leah; her son, Joseph (Christine) Maguire of Naugatuck and their children, Jessica and Ryan; her son, John Maguire of Oakville, her sister, Regina (Kevin) Daly of Ellington, CT and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Anne was predeceased by her brother, Richard “Dick” Toole.
She loved hosting big family gatherings, attending all the events for her children, grandchildren and great-granddaughter, and enjoyed family vacations. She relished the time spent with her family. Her laugh, love and presence will be greatly missed.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10:00am at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, 74 West Main Street, Waterbury. Everyone is kindly asked to meet directly at The Basilica. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4-7pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. Everyone attending any of Anne’s services is required to wear a facial covering and to adhere to social distancing requirements. In lieu of flowers and to honor Anne’s memory, donations can be made to the Passionist Development Office, 86-45 Edgerton Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.buckmillerthurstonmengacci.com.