John J. Quinn, 85, of Cherry Valley of the Heckscherville Valley, passed away Wednesday, February 15th, at The Gardens at York Terrace.
John was born in Pottsville, Pa. on November 17, 1937, a son of the late Elizabeth (Canfield) and Michael Quinn.
He was the husband of Elizabeth R. (Callaghan) Quinn.
He was a member of the former St. Kieran Church of Heckscherville.
John was a former tree surgeon and retired from Pottsville Bleach & Dye Co.
He was a member of the Clover Fire Co. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Canfield, and a granddaughter Rebecca Quinn. John is survived by his wife Elizabeth, a daughter, Tina, wife of Steve Skibiel, four sons John “Chaz”, husband of Jean Quinn, James Quinn, Dennis, husband of Michele Quinn, Mark “Louie”, husband of Lisa Quinn.
John is also survived by a sister, Cathy Quinn. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. A special thank you to Advantage Home Heath & Hospice Care.
All are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Life, 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 25th at Clover Fire Co. in Heckscherville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Clover Fire Co.
Interment shall be private at convenience of the Family.
Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville is entrusted with the arrangements.
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