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John Michael Quinn
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society
    11 Market Square
    Lynn, MA 01905

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“I miss him dearly but know that he's doing better up there. ~Grandchild ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Quinn Family,We are very sorry for loss.I'll never forget the memories I have with the whole family at Goose Rocks.Your family was always...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Michael LaBossiere - Kittery, ME

“Elsa and family,I am so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Mike (or Joe DiMaggio as my brother Brian would call him.) You are all in my...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Amy Flanagan

“When I joined Simmons Mattress Company in 1997 Mike was so outgoing and welcoming. He was my first true friend in the industry. We had some great...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Bob McCarthy - Hudson, NH

“Dear Elsa and Famiky, I'm so sorry for you loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Mike will always have a special place in my heart❤ ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Veronica Phelps - Westfield, MA

Our deepest sympathies in this time of sadness. “Elsa, Nancy, Tricia & Kevin,We were so saddened to hear Mike had passed. He was such a wonderful guy and we have such happy memories of times spent...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Larry & Marilyn Sanford - FL

“So sorry to here of your loss Mike was great guy. Bob and Kathy Hartigan ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Robert Hartigan - Lyman, ME

“Mike was a very dear friend of mine. We worked together at Simmons. He was my companion at all the markets and sales meeting I attended. He was the...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Veronica Phelps - Westfield, MA

“Dear Elsa and family,I just learned yesterday of Mike's passing..I am so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories to this day of you all with...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Anita Phipps - Holliston, MA

“Elsa and familyI was so sorry to hear of Mikes passing. He was the best! Think of you both with so many fond memoriesLove to allMarie Keefe ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Marie Keefe - Quincy, MA - Friend

“So sorry to hear about Mike. He was a fine person and a gentleman. May he rest in peace. Sincerely, Mrs. Paul Tighe and family ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Sheila Tighe - Melrose, MA

“Very sorry for your loss.Doug and Mary Ann Kelliher ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Doug Kelliher - The Villages, FL

“Thinking of you all and sending our condolences.With much love and happy memories of great times at Goose Rocks. You will be missed Mike, but oh what...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Doug Kelliher - Nashua, NH

“Dear Auntie, Nancy, Tricia, and Kevin -I am so so sorry. I loved Uncle Mike. He was a great guy. My Dad loved him very much too - even the ...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Sandra Morin - Manchester, NH

“Rest In Peace, dear friend. Sending love and prayers to your family for acceptance. With love, Kathy Foley and family ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Kathy Foley - Woburn, MA - Friend

“Dear Mrs. Quinn & Family -My deepest condolences on Mr. Quinn's passing. I was a Trenton Street neighbor "back in the day" and fondly remember Mr....Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Billy Ahern - Melrose, MA

“Dear Auntie Elsa, Kevin, Nancy, Tricia and family,I am so deeply sorry to hear about Uncle Mike's passing. I will always remember his kind heart and...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Hannah Boulanger - Manchester, NH

“My deepest condolences to Elsa, Nancy, Kevin and Tricia on the loss of their husband and father. Being a next door neighbor of Mike for over a...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Tom McCarthy - Melrose, MA

“Dear Elsa and Family - If you only knew the many times I have thought of all of you - and with great fondness. You would just come to mind...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: marie ryan - Melrose, DE

“To Elsa,Nancy,Patricia and Kevin, May Mike rest in Peace, We moved into a home over 45 yrs ago next to great ,Quinn family. Our family was very...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: George Ahlin - Melrose, MA

“Mrs. Quinn , & Family ,I was deeply saddened when I learned of Mr. Quinn's passing. My sincere condolences to you all. He was a wonderful Guy. Many...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Bill Sharrio - Marblehead, MA


John Michael Quinn, 89, of Melrose, passed at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on Friday, April 17, 2020. He was the loving husband of 62 years to Elsa Quinn. He is survived by his wife and three children, Nancy, Kevin, and Patricia & her husband Timothy Gardella , as well as their 6 grandchildren. John is predeceased by his son, Michael Thomas Quinn, husband of Deborah Quinn, whom his family is glad to know was waiting for him in heaven. He is also survived by his brother, Robert Quinn; and predeceased by sisters, Helen and Peggy. Complete details concerning services to follow in the coming weeks.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 11 Market Square, Lynn, MA 01905.