In memory of
Edwin L. Quinn
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In memory of
Edwin L. Quinn
Edwin L. Quinn Sr. 84, of Easthampton, formerly of Manchester CT., died Friday October 7, in his home surrounded by his family. He was born on April 19, 1932 in Manchester, CT., the son of Walter and Eleanor (Lydall) Quinn. His family owned and operated Quinn's Pharmacy. He was a 1950 graduate of Manchester High School where he was a member of the rifle team. In 1954 he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College and then went on to earn a Master's Degree in Engineering from the Thayer School at Dartmouth College. For over 30 years he worked as an engineer at Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, CT. Edwin was a United States Army Veteran being discharged with a rank of 1st LT. He was active in Easthampton government serving on the Easthampton Planning Board and the Conservation Preservation Act Committee. He was pre-deceased by his wife Suzanne (Robb) Quinn. Edwin is survived by his sister Lucy L. Quinn of Easthampton, his daughter Sarah M. Quinn and her spouse Becky Lockwood of Florence, and three sons, Edwin L. Quinn Jr. and his spouse Jolene Quinn of Poway CA., John S. Quinn and his spouse Marya DeCarlen of Boxford MA., and Hugh J. Quinn and his spouse Lori Quinn of West Hartford CT. He is also survived by his grandchildren Christopher, Chad, Ella, Elizabeth, Erin, Jacob, Justin, Kailee, Mathew, Michael D., Michael Q. and Ryan. The family is especially thankful for the care of the nursing staff at Lathrop and O'Connell Home Care that made it possible for him to stay in his home. A service of remembrance will be held on Saturday October 29th at 11:00 am at the Lathrop Inn, 100 Bassett Brook Drive, Easthampton. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in East Cemetery Manchester, CT. In lieu of flowers please send donations to The American Cancer Society.
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