Shirley J. McGuire

January 13, 1930January 20, 2019

Shirley J. McGuire, 89, of Norwood, MA, formerly of Springfield, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019.

She was born on January 13, 1930 in Springfield, the daughter of the late Frank and Chloe (Fancher) Jabusch. She married Master Sgt. Frank Garner and he preceded her in death. She later married James McGuire and he also preceded her in death.

Shirley is survived by her grandchildren Jeremy Garner, Amy Garner, Brian Buckman, and Laurie Buckman; her sister Betty Baer of Greenwood, IN, and nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and her husbands, she was preceded in death by 2 daughters Betsy Buckman and Jean Garner.

Local services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield. A service will be held on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 2:30 pm at the mausoleum chapel at Oak Ridge Cemetery, with Rev. Thomas B. Christell, Jr. of Historic Grace Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Historic Grace Lutheran Church, Springfield.


  • Historic Grace Lutheran Church


  • Funeral Service Monday, February 4, 2019

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