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My most sincere condolences to ALL of the McGuinness Clan. Your Father/Ed was a class act from beginning to end. We all have a "special" watcher/angel in heaven. Ms. Anne may your heart heal knowing "LOVE" trancends all planes and dimensions of existence. You and Ed's love story gives me hope!

Posted by: Joyce Schnatterer - Safety Harbor, FL - Friend   Feb 11, 2013

Sympathy to Anne and the rest of the family

Posted by: william scheuerle - Tampa, FL - Neighbor   Feb 08, 2013

My deepest sympathy to the entire family. I had the pleasure of interacting with Ed on numerous Human Resource matters during our careers at IBM. He clearly personified the characteristics of professionalism, integrity, ethics and compassion. We all gained much from observing his style and listening to his explanations. May his memory serve as a source of comfort to each of you.

Posted by: Herschel Kahn - Marietta, GA - Friend   Feb 07, 2013

With love and deepest sympathy

Posted by: Bruce and Kerry Claflin - Islesboro, ME - Friend of family   Feb 06, 2013

Ed was a wonderful friend of exceptional depth. He seemed a blend of Lincoln's empathy with his team of rivals and the closing force of George Patton. We always delighted in his huge presence!
So many many many McGuinnesses.
One tale stands alone because it saved our wedding reception. For several reasons, the wedding ceremony ran very late and the party at the old Forest Hill Inn started an hour behind schedule. The manager approached us at 5;00PM to end

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Posted by: Jim and Pat O'Rourke - Washngton Crossing, Titusvil, NJ - Friends   Feb 05, 2013

I worked with Ed and Maura for many years in Tampa. He was a great person and I always loved hearing about his HUGE family! My heart goes out to all of you.

Posted by: Karen Vaughan - Clearwater, FL   Feb 05, 2013

Goodbye to Ed - a giant of a man and a legend in his time. I will always cherish fond memories of our early days together at IBM Brooklyn.

Posted by: Gene Howie - CT - Old friend   Feb 04, 2013

To the McGuinness family,

We are so sorry to hear about your loss.
I remember meeting your dad many years ago when Peggy introduced us. He was delightful.

Pat and Ardie

Posted by: Pat Phillips and Ardie Walser - Teaneck, NJ - Friend   Feb 04, 2013

So sorry for your loss. I worked with Ed for several years in Tampa.

Posted by: Bill McDonald - Redington Shores, FL - Friend   Feb 04, 2013

We treasure the morning breakfasts in the clubhouse and stories, continually. We also enjoyed Sunday brunch and monthly socials with you and Anne. You are going to find the other two guys named Ed from our street in heaven, and continue military stories and watching sports. I miss you all. Love Geri

Posted by: Geri McNutt - Tampa, FL - close friend and neighbor   Feb 04, 2013