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John R. Quinn

March 21, 1930 November 7, 2018
John R. Quinn
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Peoria- John R. Quinn, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Proctor Place in Peoria.

John was born on March 21, 1930 in Dubuque, IA. John married Arden Applegate in 1951 and she preceded him in death on May 3, 2012. He was also preceded in death by one grandchild.

Surviving John are their four children; Janice (Dale) Stepanek of Stewartsville, NJ, Patrice (Bo) Strathmeyer of Plano, TX, Timothy Quinn of Rochester, NH, David (Debbie) Quinn of Germantown Hills, IL, 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

John graduated from Bradley University in 1952 and began a career in banking. This was followed by 21 years selling business machines for Burroughs Corporation and 13 years with Manatron providing systems for offices within the County Government.

John was a charter member of Holy Family Catholic Church and was active in many parish and school activities.

In his retirement, John spent 16 years volunteering with the Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. He was also active in Bradley’s IRL and Ollie Programs for Seniors. John loved golf and Bradley basketball. Before his death, John wanted to thank the hundreds of people who made his life worthwhile.

A Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM, Monday, November 12, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Franciscan Friars will officiate and burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Holy Family Parish Building and Maintenance, 3720 N Sterling Ave, Peoria, IL 61615 or Bradley University Office for Continuing Education,

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Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 11/12/2018 10:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bradley University

1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625

Holy Family Catholic Church Building Fund

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
3720 N Sterling Ave, Peoria, IL 61615

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