mr. and mrs. william h. mcgurk

  • Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.

mr. and mrs. william h. mcgurk William H. and Louise McGurk of Charleston, SC, celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on April 6, 2014. The couple were married on April 6, 1943, in Washington, DC, after meeting on a blind date. Louise was originally from Sumter, SC, and was working for the Australian War Supplies Mission while Bill who was from Montclair, NJ, was attending Georgetown University. Their adult children are: William Glen and wife Karen of Poway, CA; Robert Warren and wife Jacki of Empire, CO; and Susan Norman and husband Jeffry of Charleston, SC. Louise and Bill have six grandchildren: Joshua McGurk and wife Kate, Kindra Selar and husband "JJ", Julia Wood and husband Brandon of California; Taegen Haller and husband Chris, and Dylan McGurk of Colorado; and Emily Norman of Kennesaw, GA; and five great-grandchildren: Will, Jackson and Wyatt of California; and Ava Marie and Liam of Colorado. The McGurks moved to Charleston, SC, from Syosset, Long Island, in 1988 after Mr. McGurk retired as Eastern Sales Manager for Diebold, Inc., in New York. This special occasion was celebrated with a gathering of family and friends. Happy 71st Wedding Anniversary!

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