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Robert J. “Bobby Mac” McGuire, 71

Orrville — Robert J. “Bobby Mac” McGuire, age 71, of Orrville, passed away Monday, January 29, 2024, at Aultman Orrville Hospital.
Bob was born on October 8, 1952, in Akron, Ohio, to the late John “Jack” and Elizabeth “Beth” (Wells) McGuire and graduated from Orrville with the class of 1970.  He married Janice M. Badertscher on April 19, 1975, in Orrville.
He worked in all aspects of the plant at The J.M. Smucker Company and retired in 2011.
Bob was a member of The Knights of Columbus, the Orrville American Legion Post 282, the Orrville VFW Post 3446 and the Riceland Golf Course Senior Golf League. He enjoyed golfing, especially at Riceland where he worked in retirement; it was his home away from home.  Bob loved spending time at the campground, and was an avid Cleveland and Ohio State sports fan. He will be remembered for announcing at the Orrville basketball games and playing on the Smucker’s softball teams. Most of all he cherished spending time with his family and watching the kids and Gracelin’s sporting activities, playing monster trucks with Brody, and holding Olivia.
In addition to his wife, Janice, surviving are two sons, Douglas McGuire, and Scott (Allison) McGuire; three grandchildren, Gracelin McGuire, Brody McGuire, and Olivia McGuire; four siblings, Tim McGuire, Shelly (Sam) McCartney, Danny McGuire, and Mike (Janette) McGuire; two brothers-in-law, Chris (Connie) Badertscher, and Dennis (Sandy) Badertscher; sister-in-law, Lori (Bill) Evans; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by both his parents; and sister-in-law, Rhonda McGuire.
Friends may call on Friday, February 2, 2024, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 541 Spring Street, Orrville, with Fr. Ronald J. Turek officiating.
Memorials may be made to Knights of Columbus, c/o Don Locher, 438 N Crownhill Rd, Orrville, OH 44667 or the Orrville Athletic Booster Club P.O. Box 341, Orrville, OH 44667
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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  1. Rick and Maria Kalina on February 1, 2024 at 11:50 am

    Dear Jan and Family–Words cannot express the sorrow we feel for your loss. He was a great cousin and will be missed. May his memory be eternal. Love and Prayers Rick and Maria Kalina and Family

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