Paul A. Quigley (1940 - 2013)

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Paul Quigley

Retired U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Paul A. Quigley, 73, of Trenton, Ill., born July 12, 1940, in Corning, N.Y., died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at his residence.

Paul retired from the United States Air Force as a senior master sergeant and he also worked as a teacher's aide at Union Elementary School in Belleville. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Trenton, past commander of the Trenton VFW Post 7983, Trenton Knights of Columbus Council 2932, Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Bishop Althoff Assembly, and was a former member of the American Legion in Crown Point, Ind.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita "Nita", nee Shaw, Quigley, whom he married on Oct. 9, 1976, and who died May 14, 2010; his parents, Henry and Marian, nee Nares, Quigley; a sister, Eunice Bennett; and brothers, Thomas, John, Gary, and Herbert Quigley.

Surviving are his sons, Paul (Denise) Quigley, Jr. of Dublin, Ireland and Michael (Jeanine) Quigley of Schererville, Ind.; stepchildren, Bradley (Debra) Cornell and Beth (Curt) Meredith all of Elburn; his special friend, Connie Morber of Campbell Hill; siblings, Fred Quigley of Charleston, S.C., Nancy (Steven) Dah of Darien, Norma Quigley of Westmont, Hank Quigley of Gary, Ind., and Margaret Quigley of California; honorary friend, Sherry (Ron) Deien of Trenton; and several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to the Multiple Sclerosis Society and will be received at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, and 8 to 9:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Moss Funeral Home, Trenton, Ill. The Trenton VFW will hold services at 7 p.m., and Trenton Knights of Columbus and 4th Degree Bishop Althoff Assembly will hold services at 7:30 p.m. all Sunday evening at the funeral home.

Funeral: Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Trenton, Ill., with Father Joseph Rascher officiating. Interment with full military honors will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Trenton, Ill.

Funeral Home
Moss Funeral Home
105 South Main Street Trenton, IL 62293
(618) 224-9255
Funeral Home Details
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 24, 2013
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