Allan F. McGuy, Sr.
Seekonk - Allan F. McGuy, Sr., 81, passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Thursday, April 16, 2020. He was the beloved husband of his high school sweetheart, Ruth G. (Wilczek) McGuy. Together, they would have celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this May. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Chester W. and Emelia V. (Kienoski) McGuy.
Allan earned double bachelor’s degrees from both the University of Rhode Island and Bryant University (formerly Bryant College) in Smithfield, RI, and went on to work as a mechanical engineer at the Naval Underwater Systems Center in Newport, RI for many years until his retirement. Allan was awarded a JCI Senatorship in Rhode Island, for having displayed determination and leadership in his local organization. While in the JC's he established a close group of friends who became his extended family for over 50 years. In his free time, he enjoyed playing golf, bowling, skiing and playing cards with his family and friends. Allan was a member of the Crestwood Country Club, Rehoboth, MA for over 23 years, and a longtime member of both the Mount Moriah Masonic Lodge No. 8 in Lincoln, RI and The Villages Masonic Lodge No. 394 at The Villages in Florida and was a member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Providence where he held the rank of 32nd Degree Master Mason. Above all, Allan was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who will be sadly missed, but lovingly remembered by all whose lives he has touched over the past 81 years.
Besides his loving wife, Allan leaves three children, Robin A. Tansey and her late husband James Tansey of Rehoboth, Allan F. McGuy, Jr., of Mont Vernon, NH and Wendy R. Lussier and her husband, Daniel, of Milford, MA; eight grandchildren, Ryan, Matthew, Joshua, Adam, Jason, Emelia, Mitchell and Allan, III and three great-grandchildren, Evan, Aubree and Emma.
Due to the current state and department of health restrictions of the Covid-19 Pandemic, Services will be held at a later date. If desired, memorial gifts may be made to either the Seekonk Congregational Church, 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA 02771 or Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Providence, 2115 Broad Street, Cranston, RI 02905. Arrangements are entrusted to William W. Tripp Funeral Home, Pawtucket, RI. For online condolences visit: www.TRIPPFUNERALHOME.com