Morton E. McGuirk
July 3, 1925 - May 3, 2014
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|Morton E. McGuirk "Mort"
age 88 years of Glen Mills, Pa. On May 3, 2014, at his home in Glen Mills, Pa.
Born in Principio Furnace, Md. Mort lived in Glen Mills for 82 years. He graduated from the old Media High School before serving in the US Navy Seabees 87th Battalion from 1942 - 1945. After his service he started his career with General Crushed Stone. Mr. McGuirk enjoyed his working career, and after 40 years of service in many capacities with the company, he retired as Superintendent.
Mr. McGuirk was active with the Brandywine Youth Club, enjoyed sports, woodworking, gardening, but the time he spent with his family was most special to him, especially time with the children.
He was born into a large family and was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Meta McGuirk. His sisters: Myrtle, Ruth, and Lorraine, and brothers: Harry, Robert, and James. He was the father of the late Bonnie and Robert McGuirk.
Survivors: wife of 65 years, Jean Simcox McGuirk, his daughter, Susan McGuirk. 2 grandchildren, Ronald McGuirk (Lisa) and Ginny McGuirk Sandoe (Jason). 7 grandchildren, 4 sisters, Hilda George of Media, Pa. Louella Zang of West Chester, Pa., Lillian Smitheman of Bethany Beach, De., Eileen Thompson of Sebring, Fl., and his brother, Raymond McGuirk of West Chester, Pa.
Service; Funeral service will be 11 AM, Wednesday at The Rigby Harting & Hagan Funeral Home 15 E. Fourth St. Media, Pa.
Calling: will be 9 - 11 AM before the service.
Burial: Edgewood Memorial Park
Arrangements: Rigby Harting & Hagan Funeral Home 15 E. Fourth St. Media, Pa