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Michael F. Guilfoyle

Obituary for Michael F. Guilfoyle

January 3, 1942 - December 26, 2016
Pembroke, Massachusetts | Age 74


Michael F. Guilfoyle, 74 of Pembroke, formerly of Rockland died on December 26, 2016 at the South Shore Hospital. He was born in Rockland son of the late Michael and Mary (Cooke) Guilfoyle and was raised and educated there. He attended Holy Family School and later graduated from Rockland High School.

A former employee of Armstrong Cork in Braintree he retired after 22 years as a Letter Carrier for the United States Postal Service in Brockton. He loved animals and owned and raced thoroughbred horses at both Suffolk Downs and Rockingham Raceway.

Husband of the late Ellen M. (McParlin) Guilfoyle, he is survived by his children, Ann Marie Guilfoyle-Donovan of Pembroke and Michael J. Guilfoyle and Barbara J. Guilfoyle-Ryan and her husband John all of Rockland. He was the brother of Joan Davenport of Bridgewater and the late Donald Guilfoyle and Ruth Bunker. He was the proud grandfather of Michael Guilfoyle, William Donovan, Joseph Donovan, Ellen Ryan and John Ryan. He was the brother in law of James McParlin and his wife Ellen of Hanson, Richard McParlin and his wife Joyce of Florida and the son in law of the late James and Lucille McParlin.

His family would like to invite family and friends to join them as they celebrate his life at the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home 135 Union Street, Rockland on Friday, December 30, 2016 from 5:00-8-00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held at 9:00 am on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Holy Family Church in Rockland. Burial will follow in Holy Family Cemetery.

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Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home

135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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