Robert W. "Red" Maguire, 80, of Las Vegas, passed away April 16, 2011.
Born in Providence, he was the son of the late M. Joseph and Gertrude (Hopkins) Maguire; husband of Loretta T. (Giacobbi) Maguire for 54 years; father of Robert W. Jr. and his wife Cathy of Warwick, Laura J. and her companion Kevin O'Reilly, Maureen A. and M. Joseph Maguire all of Providence; loving grandfather of 5 and 1 great-grandchild; brother of the late M. Joseph Maguire Jr.
Mr. Maguire was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War and had worked as a truck driver for B.T. Equipment Company/Gilbane Building Company for 25 years. He was a member of the American Legion Wanskuck Post 56, the V.F.W. Post 2929 of Smithfield and the Teamsters Local 251. He enjoyed Nascar racing and the local short tracks, as well as New England sports.
Visitation will be held Friday, 4-7 p.m. followed by a service at 7 p.m. in the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice Care, 4141 Swenson Street, Las Vegas, NV 89119. www.pontarellimarinofunerals.com.