Joseph M. Quinn of Brewster, New York, died Friday September 2, 2011 in Carmel, New York, at the age of 84.
Mr. Quinn was born June 15, 1927 in Mt. Vernon, NY son of the late Joseph and Mary (Ryan) Quinn. He graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School in Bronx, NY, in 1945 then served with the Navy from 1945 to 1947. On June 18, 1949 he married Jacqueline MacDonald in Mt. Vernon. They moved to Brewster forty six years ago and became members of St. Lawrence O’Toole Church. Mr. Quinn was a Food Distributor for Green County in North Tarrytown for over twenty five years before retiring in 1990, then worked at local golf courses until recently.
Mr. Quinn is survived by his son Kelly Quinn of Brewster, NY, his daughters Eileen Butler of Chapel Hill, NC, Susan Quinn of Brewster, NY, and Marybeth Quinn of Monroe, CT. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was recently predeceased by his wife in June of 2011 his son Michael in July of 2011 and a daughter Kathleen in 1998.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday Sept. 6, 2011, 10:00AM at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Brewster, NY. Interment following at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Danbury, CT. Friends may call at the Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Monday Sept. 5 from 4 to 8 PM. In lieu of flowers or donations the Quinn family asks for your prayers for comfort and peace.