Edward F. Quinlan – Pawtucket

Edward F. Quinlan – Pawtucket

Edward F. Quinlan, 71, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 25, 2018.

He was the beloved husband of Susan J. (Hebert) Quinlan. Together, Mr. & Mrs. Quinlan would have celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary this October.

A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late George A. and Sarah F. (Schofield) Quinlan. Mr. Quinlan was the loving father of Lara Quinlan of Pawtucket and Bethany Quinlan of Cumberland and the brother of George Quinlan and his wife, Judith, of Exeter. He also leaves many dear friends and extended family.

Mr. Quinlan served his country in the United States National Guard during the Vietnam Era. He then worked for 30 years for the city of Pawtucket as the gardener at Slater Park, the program coordinator at the Lynch Arena and the manager of the Looff Carousel at Slater Park.

Mr. Quinlan served for many years on the decorating committee at St. Cecilia Church, Pawtucket, and was also a professed member of The Third Order Dominican Laity, St. Thomas Aquinas Chapter at Providence College, R.I. He loved visiting Disney, gardening, bowling and summering on Hog Island with his family.

His funeral will be held on Friday, June 1, at 9:30 a.m., from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Cecilia Church, 755 Central Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 31, from 4 to 7 p.m. For online condolences visit: TRIPPFUNERALHOME.com .