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Eric James McGuane

December 27, 1959 ~ March 11, 2022 (age 62)


Eric James McGuane, age 62, of Interlaken passed away at Schuyler Hospital surrounded by family on March 11, 2022.

Eric was born on December 27, 1959 a son to Paul and Anne (Fogarty) McGuane. He honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps from 1979 to 1984. Eric was a member of the Carpenter’s Union Local #277 for 30 years, working for more than 20 of those years at John C. Lowery where he met lifelong friends. An avid sportsman, Eric enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, was a lifetime member of the Interlaken Sportsmen’s Club, and was a bird taxidermist. Most of all, he was proud of being a family man who was devoted to his wife and children.

Eric is survived by his wife, Deborah McGuane; two children, Codie (LeAnn Alfonso) and Nicole McGuane; mother, Anne; siblings, Judy (Robert) Taylor, Paul “Skip” (Brenda) McGuane, and William (Helen) McGuane; beloved dog, Rambo; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.

The family will be present to receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00pm on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at Ness-Sibley Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Trumansburg. Burial with full military honors will be held at a later date at Sampson Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery.

The family asks those that would like to make a contribution in Eric’s memory to kindly consider the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 or Ducks Unlimited, One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN 38120.

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March 16, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ness-Sibley Funeral Home
23 South Street
Trumansburg, NY 14886

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