OBITUARY

Mary Louise "Dollie" McGuire (nee McEvoy)

28 December, 192227 April, 2021

Peacefully at Grace Manor on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at the age of 98. Beloved wife of the late Joseph McGuire; loving mom to Garry (Joanne) and Debbie (John); predeceased by her son Brian (Karen); cherished and loving grandmother to Todd, Casey Anne, Kevin, Kelly, Nicholas and Vanessa; and 4 great grandchildren Courtney, Riley, Zoe and Lucas. Private family services were held at McEvoy-Shields Funeral Home and Hope Cemetery. In Dollie’s memory, donations to The Salvation Army Grace Manor would be appreciated.

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Mary Louise "Dollie" McGuire (nee McEvoy)

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Kathleen McGuire

6 May 2021

All of us lucky enough to know Dollie, know what love tastes like. I hold many fantastic memories at her kitchen table with multiple baked goods to pick from. Chocolate Chip Meringue squares always won. I am thinking of everyone lucky enough to have known and been loved by such an amazing woman. May you hold your memories dear. As I know I always will. Thinking of all of you during this time.

Kathleen McGuire and Family.

Chris Kelly

4 May 2021

Our condolences. My mother, Madi Kelly, was a good friend with Dolly. As a child, I remember visiting not far from our home. I remember Joe too but I was quite young as my dad was in the mix too. God bless

Terry, Marilyn, Patrick O’Sullivan

3 May 2021

Gary, Debbie and family, please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences.

Aunt Dollie was a wonderful woman who left us with some of the best childhood memories. As children, we would drop by on Sunday afternoons for a visit. She always served the best cheese and crackers with an endless supply of squares and cookies! But above all, was the excitement of rifling through the kitchen “junk drawer”! A treasure trove of gadgets and toys collected over time from cereal boxes! When it was time to leave, we were allowed to pick one toy each. The joy! The excitement! Such fond memories. Aunt Dollie was such a big part of our lives...sadly, the end of an era. You will be truly missed.

Domenic Amendola

3 May 2021

Condolences to Debbie and family with the loss of Dollie.

Sarah Erochko

1 May 2021

Sending condolences to Dollie's family, from her most recent nextdoor neighbours on Leonard. Our thoughts are with you as you remember, and celebrate, her wonderful life.

Maureen O’Byrne

1 May 2021

Our sweet Dollie was one of a kind and a second mother to many of us. I was always welcomed with a cup of tea and a square and a good chat.
My condolences to the McGuire family.
Many thanks to Debbie for her tireless care and devotion especially during this past year as her designated caregiver.
I know Dollie appreciated it.
We’ll miss you Dollie. XO

Gray OByrne

1 May 2021

Condolences to Debbie and family with the loss of Dollie. She was a fixture on Leonard Avenue in Ottawa South. Fondly remembered by kids born in the 50s

Jo-Anne Nolan

30 April 2021

My deepest condolences to the entire McGuire family.
My late wife, Teresa, & I had the pleasure of meeting Dollie at St. Margaret Mary’s Church. Dollie & Teresa enjoyed many conversations over the pews before (& during!) Mass, laughter always being part of the equation.
Dollie was a lovely lady , & a true pleasure to know.
Jack Nolan

Meg Fleming

30 April 2021

My deepest sympathies to Debbie and all of her family. Dollie sure was a character but above all a lovely lady who was always kind to me. My thoughts are with you all.

Karen Fournier

30 April 2021

My deepest condolences to all the Mcguire family on the passing of Dollie. I have many fond memories of her at numerous family gatherings. She was always thoughtful, gracious and engaging. One could not help but admire her no nonsense spark of life.
The memory of Dollie, who was deeply loved by so many, becomes a treasure ever lasting for all who were blessed to know her. May she Rest In Peace.

Karen Fournier

FROM THE FAMILY