Steven M. McGuirl, 59

Fri, 11/15/2013 - 5:12pm

Steven M. Mcguirl, 59, of Hopkinton and formerly of Block Island, died in his home on Sept. 15, 2013. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late William (Bill) and Barbara Mcguirl.

Steve, also known as “Ziggy” to some of his friends, worked for Block Island Trucking and later at the island’s water treatment plant. He was also a mechanic in the water treatment department at Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Conn. for 20 years.

He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and, recently, the construction and maintenance of his koi ponds at his home.

He is survived by his two sons, Steve McGuirl of South Kingstown, and John Mcguirl of Long Beach, California; and three grandchildren, Hailey Rose McGuirl, Max Mcguirl Apperson and Cailin McGuirl. He was the brother of the late Nancy (Mcguirl) Carnevale.

A small gathering and memorial will be held at his home, 277 Collins Rd., Ashaway, R.I. on Dec. 1. Anyone who would like to attend is welcome. For questions or directions call John Mcguirl (714) 795-7613.