James McGuigan

April 7, 1942 ~ March 10, 2022 (age 79)


Peacefully passed on March 10, 2022 with his loving wife, Claire by his side. Jim was born in Pittsburgh to the late James and Helen McGuigan. Beloved husband of Claire A. Stitzell-McGuigan. Special dad of Theresa (Ben) Edwards. Coin Pappy of Timothy and Khloe Edwards. Dear brother of David McGuigan of Wilmington, Delaware. Jim was a graduate of Edgewood High School. He then attended Carnegie Mellon University (BS), University of Chicago (MBA), University of Pittsburgh (PhD). He was a Professor at Wayne State University School of Business. Jim was a member of St. John Fisher, Churchill, Pa. Among Jim’s many accomplishments was traveling, co- author of two books; Contemporary Financial Management, Managerial Economics. Jim was a lifelong, serious Numismatic enthusiast.

He will also be missed by his dog Sunny and many friends. A visitation for Jim will be held on Tuesday from 7:00 until 9:00 Pm at Alfieri Funeral Home Inc. 201 Marguerite Ave Wilmerding Pa. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at St. John Fisher of St. Joseph the Worker Parish at 10:00 am. PLEASE MEET DIRECTLY AT THE CHURCH ON WEDNESDAY. Jim will be laid to rest at Restland Memorial Park, Monroeville, Pa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Allegheny General Cancer Institute. Please visit us at; for online condolences.


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March 15, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Alfieri Funeral Home Inc.
201 Marguerite Ave
Wilmerding, PA 15148

Mass of Christian Burial
March 16, 2022

10:00 AM
St. John Fisher Church
33 Lewin Lane
Pittsburgh, PA 15235

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