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Pauline McGuire

June 25, 1911 — December 4, 2009

Pauline McGuire

Pauline McGuire, age 98 of Ridgway, died peacefully at her home, Friday, December 04, 2009. Pauline was born June 25, 1911 in Ridgway to the late Fred L. & Katie (Kohl) Drone. On September 15, 1931 she married John C. McGuire who preceded her in death in 1975. Pauline was always very active in her community as she was a Charter Member of the Gallatin County Home Extension, Historical Society, Altar Society and Daughters of Isabella. She was a very devoted Catholic by faith, who showed us each and everyday what real faith is. She was a member of the St. Patricks Church in Ponds Settlement most of her life before moving to town where she became a member of the St. Joseph Parish in Ridgway. Pauline was a wonderful mother, wife, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother and friend. She always had a kind word and smile for everyone. She was a pillar of Gallatin County Catholic Churchs and will be greatly missed.

Pauline is survived by; 3 Sons - Robert (Judy) McGuire of Ridgway, Charles (Linda) McGuire of Ridgway, and Fred (Peg) McGuire of South Carolina. 1 Daughter - Carol Ann Lawler of Fairfield, IL. 1 Brother - Cletus ""Spud"" Drone of St. James, Mo and 2 Sisters - Roberta Naas of Ridgway, IL and Viola Roe of Evansville, IN. 9 Grandchildren - Mike (Tracy) McGuire, Steve (Kendra) McGuire, Kevin (Stacia) McGuire, Tim (Lisa) McGuire, Mark (Lori) McGuire, Debbie (David) Denton, Terry (Pam) Lawler, Donna Lawler and Amy (Tony) Troiano. 17 Great grandchildren - Marissa, Thomas, Heather, Zachary, Kaylee, Jonathon and Wesley McGuire, Kasey, Ryan, Matthew, Benjamin, and Kaitlyn McGuire, Ryan and Victoria Denton and Amy Lawler, Michael and Scott Troiano, and 1 great great grandchild, Hadley Denton.

Pauline was preceded by, her parents, husband, 1 daughter - Sister Kathleen McGuire, 2 Brothers, Fr. Ray Drone, and Clarence ""Bud"" Drone, 1 Sister - Elizabeth Daily, and 3 grandchildren - Rebecca McGuire, Christopher Lawler, and Charles Anthony McGuire.

Visitation for Pauline will be Sunday, December 6, 2009 at the Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a Rosary service at 8:00 PM. A funeral mass will be on Monday, December 7, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the St. Patricks Catholic Church in the Ponds Settlement community east of Ridgway. Fr. Mark Stec will officiate and Interment will be in St. Patricks Cemetery.




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