2013-03-07 / Obituaries

Anna C. ‘Nonnie’ McGuckian

Anna C. “Nonnie” McGuckian, of Carmel, formerly of Patterson, died on Wednesday, February 28, 2013, with her family by her side. She was 86 years old.

Nonnie was born on July 16, 1926, in Astoria, NY to the late John and Josephine (Pilz) Drnek. She married James E. McGuckian on September 6, 1948, in Manhattan. James predeceased his wife on May 30, 1955.

Nonnie worked for Guideposts in Carmel for over 25 year before retiring in 1983.

She is survived by her two sons, Kevin McGuckian and his wife Lorraine of Carmel, and Dennis McGuckian and his wife Gabriele of Rye; her sister Josephine Appleby;, five grandchildren, Kevin, Michele, Nicole, Stefanie, and Caroline; and three great grandchildren, Andrew, Daniel, Kevin. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her siblings, John “Zeke” Drnek, Rose Henderson, Mary Drnek, and William Drnek.

A graveside service was held on Wednesday March 6, at Maple Avenue Cemetery, Route 311, Patterson, with interment following. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Nonnie’s memory to the Leukemia / Lymphoma Society.

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