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John J. Guiney III

August 29, 1949 — April 1, 2023



GARDNER – John J. Guiney III, 73, of Gardner and formerly of South Royalston, died peacefully at his residence Saturday, April 1, 2023 with his family at his side.

John was born in Boston on August 29, 1949, son of the late William P. and Geneva (Leavitt) Guiney.  He grew up in Stoneham and Wakefield, MA and was a graduate of Wakefield High School and Curry College.  He had played golf and hockey in high school and college.  John served in the Massachusetts National Guard.  John had worked as an electronics technician for many years until his retirement.  In his later years, John repaired and rebuilt computers.    He had lived in South Royalston for 30 years until moving to Gardner five years ago.

He leaves his wife of 40 years, Barbara A. (Rice) Guiney; two children, Jessica Glover and her husband Matthew of Washington DC and Christopher P. Guiney and wife Roxanne of Shoreline, WA; a brother William Guiney of Chatham and sister, Paula Fish of No. Reading.  He also leaves nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor, Melissa McQuaid and Douglas M. Stone, directors



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