Loretta M. (Storti) Maguire

December 31, 1928 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Loretta Maguire Obituary

Loretta M. (Storti) Maguire, 94, passed away October 14, 2023. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Querino "Gerry" and Helena (Finneran) Storti. She was the wife of the late William D. Maguire, Sr.

Loretta was a longtime parishioner of St. Paul’s Church in Edgewood.  God and family were foremost throughout her life.  Loretta was a passionate and dedicated matriarch, who quietly and by example guided her family and friends her entire life and beyond.  She loved gatherings because it gave her the opportunity to connect with a smile, a caring ear and soft positive words.

 Loretta was the loving mother of William D. Maguire, Jr., Gerry E. Maguire and his wife, Susan; Matthew Maguire and his wife, Susan; Mary M. Furney-O'Rourke and her husband, Scott; and Richard J. Maguire and daughter-in-law Sheila; cherished grandmother of Kara, Caitlin, Hope, Sean, Leah, Zachary, Cole, Molly, Grace, Hannah, and John; step grandmother of Stephanie and Ryan; and great-grandmother of Robin and Kian. She was the sister of the late Frances and Helena Storti, her twin Lorraine Graziano, Richard,  Francis, Donald, and Raymond Storti. Loretta loved her many dogs over the years.

Loretta’s funeral will be held Thursday, Oct. 19, at 8:45 a.m. from “WOODLAWN” Funeral Home 600 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston followed by a Mass of Christin Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Paul Church, 30 Warwick Avenue, Cranston. Burial will follow in RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. VISITATION will be held Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at “WOODLAWN” Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are greatly appreciated to HopeHealth Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 No. Main St., Providence, 02904.

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October 18, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Woodlawn Funeral Home
600 Pontiac Ave
Cranston, RI 02910

Funeral Service
October 19, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Paul Church
30 Warwick Avenue
Cranston, RI 02905


Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery
301 South County Trail
Exeter, RI 02822


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