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July 22, 1939 - June 24, 2017
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Shirley Quick, age 77, of Moosic and formerly of Old Forge, passed away Saturday morning at the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit in Dunmore, after an illness. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Albert Quick, Sr., on October 4, 1980.
Born on July 22, 1939 and raised in Old Forge, Shirley was the daughter of the late Helen and Thomas Thorne. Upon raising her children, she worked for many years at the former Howard Johnson Lodge in Pittston. She was also a longtime member of the Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church in Old Forge.
A notable cook and baker, Shirley’s favorite pastime was playing cards with her grandchildren. The focal point of her life was her family, and taking care of them meant everything to her. She will be forever missed.
She is survived by her four children, Sharon D’Annunzio and husband Michael of Moosic, Shirley Cutro of Tunkhannock, and Albert Quick, Jr., and David Quick, both of Moosic; her brother, Eddie Thorne and wife Jeanie of Old Forge; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Siblings, Jack, Alfred, Clifford and Ronald Thorne, and Grace Lis, also preceded her in death.
Her family wishes to acknowledge both Dr. Mark Lyons as well as the entire staff of Hospice of the Sacred Heart for their amazing generosity, care and compassion in Shirley’s final days.
Private funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Dr. Michael Shambora, Pastor of the Stewart U.M. Church. Burial, Marcy Cemetery in Duryea.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s name to the American Heart Association, 5455 N. High Street, Columbus, OH., 43214.
Arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.