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Obituary for Charles Raymond "Ray" McGuire

Charles Raymond “Ray” McGuire (88) of Finksburg, passed away on January 16, 2021 at his home. Mr. McGuire was born on July 30, 1932 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late John Joseph McGuire, Sr. and Florence Worthington McGuire. He was the beloved husband of the late Joann (Gombieski) McGuire.

Ray was the co-owner of Par Vending Company. He previously worked for the 7 up Bottling Company for 33 years. He was a Corporal in the United States Army and served during the Korean War. He enjoyed traveling, going to polish dances with his wife and playing golf with his family. Ray loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his children, Brian McGuire and his wife Donna, Kathleen Powell, Donna Jo and her husband Brett Gunlock. Grandchildren, Melissa and her husband Kevin Moore, Ashley and her husband Chris Smith, Allison and her husband Matt Powell, Jeremy Powell and his wife Ashley, Katelyn and her husband Nathan Waskey, Chad Gunlock and his wife Alaina, Tyler Powell, Ryan McGuire and Ashton Gunlock. Also survived by 17 great grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and parents, Ray was also predeceased by his son, Michael McGuire, granddaughter, Bridget McGuire and siblings, Helen Zahn, John McGuire, Jr., Marjorie Crooks, Robert McGuire and Billy Lee McGuire.

Visitation and Services are for the immediate family only and will be on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at which time prayers will be said. Interment All Saints' Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital ( or the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.