QUAN, (infant) James Preston, Jr.

James Preston Quan, Jr., infant son of James P. and Jessie Marie (Meekins) Quan, 340 Central Avenue, died Friday in Allegany Hospltal. Also surviving are a sister, Marie Annette Quan, at home, and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Meekins, this city.
Interment took place in Sumner Cemetery at noon yesterday.

Sunday Times (Cumberland, MD), Sunday, October 5, 1947
Courtesy of Ruth Sprowls
Posted September 5, 2009

QUANTZ, Mrs. Charles & child

Two Bodies in One Casket
Mrs. Charles Quantz, wife of a well known boat builder, died Saturday morning. Her 2 year old adopted child died the evening before, and in accordance with a request of Mrs. Quantz, the two were buried in on one casket.
Published Sunday, March 13 1887 in THE CIVILIAN, Cumberland, Maryland on page 4, col. 1.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted September 18, 2015

QUARLES, Dr. Edward
Killed by Motor Truck
Washington, Nov 1 - Dr Edward Quarles, 57, of Island Creek, Md was killed here today by a motortruck as he was crossing the street near his home.
The Daily News; Frederick, Frederick Co, Md., Tuesday, November 1, 1932 - pg 5, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted February 20, 2014

Name: Anna Quartucci, 89, of Frostburg, MD
Parents: Jennie and Joseph Posella
DOB: March 7, 1915, in Frostburg, MD
DOD: Thursday, May 27, 2004, in Tucson, AZ
Spouse: Nick Quartucci
Predeceased by: parents; husband; daughter, Theresa Nihiser; sisters, Teresa Perry and Mary Louise Posella
Survived by:  daughters, Mary Joann Anzaldua and husband Dave of Tucson, AZ; Virginia Murphy and husband Bill of Blacksburg, VA; sons, Michael Quartucci and wife Wileen of Glen Burnie, MD; Anthony Quartucci and wife Ruby of Hagerstown, MD
Burial: June 2, 2004, Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD
Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 2, 2014


QUAY, Mrs. Bertha Estella Robison

"Mrs. Orlo C. Quay-Mrs. Bertha Estella Quay, 70, a native of Cresaptown, died April 20 at her home 209 West Garfield Avenue, Swanton, Ohio.  Born in Cresaptown, she was a daughter of the late Chester A. and Amaelia S. (Brant) Robison.  She had resided in Ohio for several years and was a member of the United Christian Assembly, Toledo.  She is survived by her husband, Orlo C. Quay, four sons, Ralph Quay, Swanton, Ohio; Melvin G. Quay, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Glen Quay, Burbank, Calif,; and Orlo Quay, Jr., Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Mrs. Lauretta Loar, Toldeo; three sisters, Mrs. Henry Shimer, Westernport; Mrs. Orland Robinson, McCoole; Mrs. Mary Bedal, Toledo, and 17 grandchildren.  Service and interment took place April 23 in Swanton, Ohio."
Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland April 1964
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted November 12, 2011


Death of Old Citizen
Peter Quigley, one of the oldest boatman on the C & O Canal at age 75, died at his residence on the West Side Tuesday evening.  He leaves a wife and several children, all grown.
Cumberland Sunday Civilian; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Sunday, December 7, 1884 - pg 7, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 3, 2017

QUINN, Benjamin

FROSTBURG — Benjamin Quinn, 70, an employe of the Amcelle Celanese Corporation, who resided at the Gunter Hotel, died following a heart attack yesterday in the office of the hotel. He had been in failing health and recently had been a patient in Miners Hospital. A native of Lonaconing, he was a son of the late James and Marian (Nichol) Quinn. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene at Frostburg. Surviving are four sons, Benjamin Jr., Arthur, William, and Howard Quinn, all of Frostburg; four daughters, Mrs. Ethel Slingloff, Mrs. Catherine Pfaff, Mrs. Jack Duncan, and Mrs. Thomas Burl, all of Frostburg; four brothers, James, Shaft; Alex, Midland; George, Turtle Creek, Pa.; and William Quinn, Star Junction, Pa.; two sisters, Mrs. John Stevenson, and Miss Marian R. Quinn, both of Wilmerding, Pa. His wife died six years ago. The body is at the home of Mrs. Burl, Beall Street.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 12, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 5, 2012

QUINN, Mrs. Betty L. Rizer

ZIHLMAN - Mrs. Betty L. Quinn, 61, of 4831 Worthington Way, Ellicott City, died Saturday at St. Joseph's Hospital at Omaha, Nebraska. She became ill while en route to visit a daughter in Denver. Born here, she was a daughter of the late Henry Rizer and Anna (Coleman) Rizer. She was a retired employee of the Beall High School cafeteria, Zihlman United Methodist Church and senior citizens clubs at Ellicott City and Columbia. Surviving are two sons, Van A. Quinn, with whom she resided, Ellicott City; and Don A. Quinn, Westernport; one daughter, Mrs. Linda L. Schwanke, Denver, Colorado; two sisters, Mrs. Cleo Quinn, here; and Mrs. Anna Mae Machin, Mt. Savage; four brothers, Henry D. Rizer, Youngstown, Ohio; John A. Rizer, Baltimore; Warren K. Rizer, here; and Jack Rizer, Finzel; and six grandchildren. Friends will be received Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. in Durst Funeral Home.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 1, 1985
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 18, 2012

Name: Cleo R. Quinn, 88, of Frostburg, MD
Parents: Henry W. and Anna (Coleman) Rizer
DOB: August 3, 1916, in Eckhart, MD
DOD: Thursday, March 3, 2005, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, MD
Spouse: William Quinn
Predeceased by: parents; husband; brothers and sisters
Survived by: son, James H. Quinn; brothers, John Rizer, Eckhart; Warren Rizer, Zihlman, MD; Jackson Rizer, Meyersdale, PA; sister, Anna Mae Machin, Frostburg;
Burial: March 5, 2005, Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland, MD

Source: Sowers Funeral Home, Frostburg, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 17, 2014


QUINN, Daniel C.

Daniel C. Quinn died at his home in Clarksburg last Sunday morning. He formerly lived in Keyser and was in the mercantile business, consequently was well known to many of our citizens. He leaves a wife, who was formerly a Miss Templeton, and several children.
Keyser Tribune, October 18, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 3, 2010

QUINN, Daniel C.

Daniel Quinn, aged 56 years, former merchant of this city, passed away at his home at the corner of Oak and East Main streets Sunday morning at 11 o'clock after several years' illness of cancer of the stomach. Mr. Quinn had been critically ill the last three weeks and his death was expected. All the members were at his bedside when he died. Mr Quinn had a large number of friends who are sorry to hear of his death. The deceased man is survived by his widow, three brothers, a sister, two sons, and two daughters. The brothers are John F. of Jolliet, Ill; James, of Freemansburg, Mo., and Bernard, of Bowling Green, Neb. The sister is Mr. Thomas Ryan, of Chicago. The sons are J. Ray and Junior. The daughters are Misses Isabelle and Mary. The children all reside at home. The funeral will be held Wednesday morning in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The time has not been decided as yet. The burial will be in the Holy Cross Cemetery.
Clarksburg Telegram of 14th
Keyser Tribune, October 25, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 3, 2010

QUINN, Frank

LONACONINGFrank Quinn, 86. of here, died this morning in Miners Hospital, Frostburg. A native of Johnstown, Pa., he was a son of the late James and Sarah (Murray) Quinn. His wife, Mrs. Margaret (McHugh) Quinn, preceded him in death. He was a former postmaster of Lonaconing and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the church's Holy Name Society. Survivors include two sisters, Mary and Julia Quinn, both of Midland. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home tomorrow at 7:30 p. m. A requiem mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 9 a. m. in St. Mary's Church by Rev. Thomas Fannon, pastor. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Monday, January 19, 1959 - pg 16, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 31, 2011

QUINN, James
Lonaconing, Md. March 14.
James Quinn, aged 64, a former resident of Lonaconing, died Wednesday at his home in Auburn, N. Y. The body will arrive here this evening and will be taken to the home of his son, J. Frank Quinn, Dudley Terrace. The funeral will take place from St. Mary's Catholic Church, tomorrow morning. Surviving are the following children: Misses Julia and Mary Quinn at home; Patrick Quinn. United States Navy: Mrs. Nicholas Byrnes, Auburn. N. Y.: Mrs. M. Mocney, Batavia, N. Y.; Mrs. J. T. Kenny, Midland, and J. Frank Quinn.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, March 14, 1919 - pg 4, col 3
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted August 10, 2013

QUINN, Miss Julia A.
Lonaconing - Miss Julia A Quinn, a former resident, died this morning in St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore.  A daughter of the late John and Sarah Quinn, she was a former school teacher who had taught at Jackson Street School here.  A number of nephews and nieces survive.  The body will be returned here and taken to the Eichhorn Funeral Home. 
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, June 15, 1962 - pg 20, col 6
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted August 10, 2013 

QUINN, Miss Julia A.
LONACONING - A Requiem Mass for Miss Julia A. Quinn, former resident, who died Friday in St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, will be conducted at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Midland, tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.  The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home where friends will he received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Cumberland Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Sunday, June 17, 1962 - pg 20, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted August 10, 2013 

QUINN, Mrs. Lenora McDermott

Mrs. Matthew Quinn, 33 years old, died.
[Mrs.] Matthew Quinn, 33 years old, died Tuesday morning at her home in Pittsburgh following a lingering illness.  Mrs Quinn was a daughter of John MeDermott of this city, and before her marriage, clerked for several years for the Wright-Metzler Company.  The body will be brought to Connellsville for interment.
NB: Daughter of John and Catherine (Grimes) McDermott
Weekly Courier; Connellsville, Fayette Co, Pa.,Thursday, April 29, 1915 - pg 5, col 7
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted December 10, 2015


QUINN, Mrs. Margaret McHugh

"Lonaconing, July 26. Mrs. Margaret (McHugh) Quinn, 64, wife of Postmaster J. Frank Quinn, died Friday at 7:15 p. m. at a hospital near Baltimore, where she had been a patient for the past week. A native of Lonaconing, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Conway) McHugh; both born in Ireland. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and of the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin. She was interested in church work and other charitable activities. Surviving besides her husband, is a nephew, Private Edward Mooney at Fort Knox, Ky., whom she reared, and the following sisters and brothers, Mrs. Patrick Doolan, Lonaconing; Mrs. Mary Powers and John McHugh, Cumberland; Michael McHugh, Pittsburgh and Sister John Gabriel, Holy Name Convent, St. Joseph's Order of Sisters, Washington, D. C."
Cumberland Times, Cumberland, Maryland, Sun 27 Jul 1941
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted May 31, 2011

QUINN, Miss Mary
MIDLAND — Miss Mary Quinn, 81, died last night in Miners Hospital, Frostburg.  Born in Lonaconing, she was a daughter of the late James and Sarah (Murray) Quinn. She held membership in St. Joseph's Catholic Church.  Surviving is a sister, Miss Julia Quinn, Midland. The body is at the residence where the rosary will be recited tomorrow at 8 p. m. A requiem mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9:30 a. m. at St. Joseph's Church by a nephew, Rev. Simon Kenney, a member of the Army Chaplain Corps. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Lonaconing.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, June 30, 1960 - pg 16, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)

Posted August 10, 2013 

QUINN, Miss Nellie

Miss Nellie Quinn, aged 22 years, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. B Quinn, died this morning after a lingering illness at the home of her parents on Harrison street. Mr. Quinn is a well known engineer on the third division of the B. & O. The remains will be sent to Westernport Saturday for interment. Other funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Thursday, August 29, 1907 - pg 5, col 1
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 3, 2017

QUINN, Miss Nellie

Will Be Buried Here.
The funeral of Miss Nellie Quinn, whose death was mentioned yesterday, will take place tomorrow morning, with services at St. Patrick's Church at nine o'clock. Interment will be made in St Patrick's cemetery, this city, and not at Westernport as stated.
Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Friday, August 30, 1907 - pg 8, col 1
Find A Grave Memorial# 125869640
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted June 3, 2017

QUINN, Stella Tippen

FROSTBURG - Mrs. Stella T. Quinn, 90, of 16 Uhl Street, died yesterday morning at Frostburg Community Hospital where she was admitted earlier in the week. Born at Shaft, she was a daughter of the late James and Anna (Morgan) Tippen. Her husband, James A. Quinn, preceded her in death. Mrs. Quinn was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, here. Surviving are one daughter, Miss Stella Quinn, at home; two sons, James Quinn, Eckhart, and William P. Quinn, of here; a brother, Allen Tippen, Detroit, Mich.; three grandchilden and six great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home, where friends will be received Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 31, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 4, 2010


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