Charles McGuckin

Obituary of Charles McGuckin

McGuckin – Charles Gerard of Syosset and Sarasota, FL on January 15, 2017, 84 years of age. Beloved husband of Maggie for 62 years. Loving father of Leslie Moller, Michael, Christopher, Mary Clare and Charlie. Also cherished by his 9 grandchildren. Charlie was a popular coach, teacher & mentor in LI sports for 40 years. Memorial visitation Wednesday 4-7 pm at Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Avenue, Northport, NY. Funeral Mass Thursday 10 am at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, Centerport, NY. In Charlie’s memory donations to; Alzheimer's Association ( would be appreciated.

Chaminade High School Mineola (1958-1967)

--History Teacher, Baseball Coach, Assistant Varsity Football Coach

Holy Family High School South Huntington (1967-1976)

--Athletic Director and Varsity Football Coach

--Won 3 straight Catholic LI Division titles (26-1)

--Charles' 8 year record - 39-10-2

Half Hollow Hills High School (1977-1989)

--Athletic Director

Section 11 - Suffolk Athletics (1990-1997)

--Athletic Director

New York Jets (1997-2003)


Charlie was often mentioned in the High School sports section of Newsday in the mid 1970's