Barbara Ellen Quinn, Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Friend passed on Sunday January, 6, 2013. She was 68 years old. Even though she still claimed to be 29
Mrs. Quinn was born on September 1, 1944 in Harrisburg, PA to James and Virginia (Kemp) Lilly. She lived her early years in Garrison, NY before moving to Croton-on-Hudson where she went on to Graduate Croton Harmon High School Class of 1962. Here she met her Husband Gerald Quinn. They were married on May 6, 1967 in Ossining, NY. They lived in Croton-on-Hudson until 1993. Afterword living several years in Fork Union, VA. and 13 years in Ft. Myers Beach, FL. Barbara and Jerry returned to Croton-on-Hudson, NY in 2011 where she was a resident at the time of her passing.
Barbara was the Loving Mother of Tara Colavecchio of Putnam Valley, NY, Shannon Quinn of Buchannan, NY, Darrin Quinn of Garrison, NY and Erin Quinn of Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Proud Grandmother of Dylan, Ryan, Lucas, Savannah, Alex, Aydan and Patrick.
Barbara was a Homemaker and Entrepreneur. She was the proprietor of The What Not Shop, Quinn's Corner, The Croton North Diner, Queenies Weenies, Catering Company and Chef for the Rockefeller Family. She was a Past President of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 506 Ossining, NY, Past President of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary
Barbara will be remembered for the extraordinary life that she lived by all those that were blessed to know her. She was an inspiration to all. Always there with open arms. She will be greatly missed and loved forever and always. Love, Laughter and Grace
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday January 20, 2013 at 11am, at The Harbor at Charles Point. 5 John Walsh Blvd. Peekskill, NY 10566.
The Family has requested that in lieu of flowers, they would appreciate a donation made in Barbara's name to any of the following organizations.
St. Judes Children's Hospital. www.StJude.org
National Multiple Sclerosis Society. www.nationalmssociety.org
American Lung Association. www.lung.org
Dominican Sisters. www.dsfhs.org
American Legion Auxiliary Post 506. 58 S. Highland Ave. Ossining, NY 10562