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16 Oct

To Celebrate a Life of Love: Annelle Roquemore McGuire

August 20, 1926-August 19, 2019

Annelle Roquemore McGuire died in Austin on August 19, 2019. She was born in Fort Worth on August 20, 1926 to LeRoy and Ruth Roquemore. She graduated from the University of Texas and received her master’s degree from Our Lady of the Lake College. She taught in the N.E. Independent School District for 30 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years E.R. Mac McGuire in 2008 and by two of her six children, John Robert McGuire and James Dennis McGuire. She is survived by her daughter and her spouse Mary Lynn and Vic McNallie of Santa Fe, NM, Michael McGuire and his wife Terry of Magnolia Beach, TX, Rocky and his wife Monica of Pflugerville and Mark and his wife Margaret of San Antonio, her sister Elna Fay Ford of Dallas and by four grandchildren, step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Annelle was a member of the St. Francis of Assisi community for almost 20 years. She was on the first women’s ACTS retreat team and also participated in Bible Study and the Society of the Rosary, volunteered at the Parish Festival every year, and volunteered for Mobile Loaves & Fishes. She loved the parish and was dedicated to service.

A memorial Mass will be held at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at 4201 De Zavala Rd. on Thursday, October 24 at 10 am. A reception will follow in the JP II Room on the second floor of the San Damiano Building.