OBITUARY

James Quinn

May 11, 1937November 17, 2020
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James (Jimmy) Quinn, 83, from Manhattan passed away peacefully on November 17, 2020.

Jimmy was born in Co. Leitrim, Ireland, and emigrated to America in 1960 at the age of 23. Beloved husband of Eileen “Nellie”, loving father of his two daughters, Diane, married to Bernard McHugh and Barbara, married to Joseph Driscoll, cherished grandfather of Megan, Sarah, Matthew & Ryan, and a dear brother of Michael & Sean.

Reposing at Walter B. Cooke Funeral Home, 352 East 87th Street, NYC on Friday from 4-8pm. Funeral Mass at St. Joseph’s of Yorkville, 404 East 87th Street, NYC on Saturday at 9:30am. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Queens, NY.

In Lieu of flowers donations to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated (www.cancer.org).

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.walterbcooke.net for the Quinn family.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 20, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, November 21, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, November 21, 2020

Memories

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Joe, Phil Hanrahan and Family

November 21, 2020

We all have many fond memories of Jimmy. He was a wonderful caring man who shared his love of music and song! May he live on in all your memories. Thoughts and prayers to the Quinn, McHugh & Driscoll families.
Fondly, Joe and Phil Hanrahan and family.

Bernie Whelan

November 20, 2020

To Diane & family, our deepest condolences on the loss of your Dad. We are thinking of you and all the family in this very difficult and sad time. From Bernie & John Wynne.

Angela Sheridan

November 20, 2020

Deepest sympathies Eileen, Barbara, Diane and families on the passing of Jimmy. He was always a gentleman, always with a smile - cherish the great memories that you have. Love, thoughts and prayers from the Sheridan family in Middle Village.

Jimmy Quinn

November 20, 2020


To Nellie, Diane, Barbara and family – we offer our deepest condolences. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. We feel Jimmy’s loss deeply and will miss him greatly.

We will always remember his warm smile, welcome hug and love of music. We will cherish our memories of him playing the accordion and will smile and think of him whenever we hear “Turkey in the Straw.”

May he Rest in Peace.

Gertie & Gene and Family.

Jeremy, Diane, JAK & Grace Kabinoff

November 20, 2020

Uncle Jimmy will be missed very much. He was such a big part of our lives, so many memories are filled with his smiling presence. We hope the outpouring of love and support from everyone will bring comfort to Auntie Nellie, Barbara, Diane, Barney, Joe, Megan, Matthew, Sarah, Ryan and all those who loved him.

Tina Bermingham

November 20, 2020

Deepest sympathies to Nellie and family on the sad passing of Jimmy.May he Rest In Peace.The Bermingham family Labasheeda Co Clare.

Joe and jane Dillon

November 19, 2020

Deepest sympathy to Nellie and Family RIP Jimmy u will b missed

Marie McGuinness

November 19, 2020

Deepest condolences to all the family.
Rest In Peace Jimmy , you will be sadly missed 💔

Marie, Ciara & Lauren

Attracta Murray

November 19, 2020

Condolences too all the family x we had the great pleasure off meeting jimmy many years ago in the beautiful new york x attracta & barney
Killybegs
Co donegal

Judy Delaney

November 18, 2020

RIP Jimmy, heaven gained another angel we will miss you.

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