Saturday, May 16, 2015

Pfc. Theodore Francis Maguire - We Remember

Pfc Theodore F. Maguire was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip (Alice Reidy) of 31 Prospect Street in Lowell. He was a graduate of St. Peter's School and Lowell High School. He was a Lowell Sun paper boy. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp. May 27, 1943. His nickname was Teddy.

He was killed in action on Iwo Jima on March 1, 1945. Besides his parents, he left behind four brothers (three serving our country in Germany, The Philippines and England) and three sisters. He was 21 years old.

A pro-burial service was held for him on April 7, 1945 at St. Peter's Church on Gorham Street. He is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu.

Please remember young Teddy who never came home.

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