Obituary; Rev. John E. Guiney, 80, of South Royalston

Boston Herald
June 7, 1998

The Rev. John E. Guiney of South Royalston, a retired pastor of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church in Watertown, died Tuesday at Henry Haywood Hospital in Gardner. He was 80.

The Rev. Guiney was born in Somerville. He graduated from Holy Cross College and St. John Seminary before his ordination in 1947 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston.

He assisted at Catholic Boys Guidance Center in Boston, Immaculate Conception Church in Malden and Blessed Sacrament Church in Jamaica Plain before becoming pastor of St. Theresa from 1973 until his retirement in 1988.

He is survived by a brother, William P. of North Andover and Boca Raton, Fla.; two sisters, Helene E. Feleciano and Catherine B. Guiney, both of South Royalston.

A funeral Mass will be concelebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church.

Burial will be in Cambridge Cemetery.

Arrangements are by MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald, Watertown.

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