Francis X Maguire

November 26, 1934 ~ December 21, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Francis Maguire Obituary

Francis X. Maguire, 89, of Binghamton, NY, passed away peacefully at home on December 21, 2023, with his family by his side. 
He is predeceased by his parents, James T and Constance (O’Konsky) Maguire, his sister Patricia Miner, Catherine Applegate, Marie Allen, Joan Mecca, and son-in-law James I. Shelp, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Pat and Rose O’Connell and his beloved dog Baccardi. 
Fran is survived by their beloved wife, Kathryn, of 63 years, son, James P. Maguire, and daughter, Maureen Shelp.  His grandchildren he loved deeply, Ryan Shelp (Harmony Seymour), Kati-Ellen Sorochman (Cameron), Steven Shelp (Morgan McElhaney), Burgundy Shelp, and his new great-grandson Noah James Sorochman. His brother, James T Maguire (Willie), and sister, Angela Cooney (Verne). His sister-in-laws Helen and Andy Cohen, Paula and George Welch, and brother-in-law John Fidurski. As well as several nieces and nephews.

Fran retired from IBM after 30 years working on the 3890 Bank Machines. He was a member of The Sons of the American Legion Post 1645. Fran enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren when they visited. He was the life of the party and made others laugh. In his younger years, Fran would always be found with a can of “Genny” in his hand. He also loved his usual lunch of boiling hot Spaghetti O’s. 
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Diabetes Association at 6390 Fly Rd. Unit 2 East Syracuse NY 13059 or American Heart Association at 
Viewing hours will be at Thomas J Shea Funeral Home Inc. 137 Robinson St. Binghamton NY, on January 4, 2024, from 5-7 and at 7, a short service will follow. Burial will be in the spring at the convenience of the family. 

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January 4, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Thomas J. Shea Funeral Home, Inc.
137 Robinson St
Binghamton, NY 13904

Funeral Service
January 4, 2024

7:00 PM
Thomas J. Shea Funeral Home, Inc.
137 Robinson St
Binghamton, NY 13904


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