Philip James McGuinness
Philip McGuinness was born on February 5th, 1954 to parents, Robert and Veronica McGuinness (now deceased) and died peacefully on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 with his family by his side, at the Dr. Georges L-Dumont Hospital.
Philip was born in Aden, Yemen, where his father worked as a Harbour Pilot. Philip enjoyed a successful career as a commercial airline pilot with Air Canada for 25 years and later with Emirates Airlines in Dubai. From the age of 10, his dream was to become an airline captain. This passion gave him the opportunity to fly around the world. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends he has met along the way.
Philip will be lovingly remembered by his devoted wife, Darlene (Estabrooks); his 3 children, Sean (Corrie) and Andrew (Stephanie) of Barrie, ON and Shanon (Fiancée Charles Clements) of Dubai, UAE; 3 grandchildren, Charlotte, Sydney and Max; his 4 siblings, Anthony (Wendy), Patrick (Angela), Margaret Arnfield (Alex) and Paul (Lucy) and by 8 nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Campbell’s Funeral Home, 89 Bridge Street, Sackville, N.B. (506) 364-8188, from where a memorial service was held on Saturday, May 24th, 2014, at 2 pm with William Drysdale, DLM officiating.
In memory of Philip, a contribution to the Cancer Research Society or the CHU Dumont Foundation (Oncology) would be appreciated.