Alfred T. Quail

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Alfred T. Quail
of Leominster; 86

LEOMINSTER -- Alfred T. Quail 86, of Leominster, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Sterling Village Nursing Home. He was born on October 20, 1927, in Clinton, MA, was the son of Myles C. and Blanche (Lavoie) Quail, he was one of 10 children.

He drafted into the service by President Harry Truman in 1950, his rank at that time was recruit and after 18 months of service it was Sgt. First Class in 1952, he was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War, earning the Korean Service Medal with Six Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation and the United Nations Service Medal for the Korean War. Alfred worked as a mason for Clinton Concrete Co. for 33 years and then was a wire drawer ITT Supernant in Clinton for 14 years before retiring. After retiring he still continued to do mason work. He was a member of Holy Family of Nazareth Parish in Leominster, the American Legion and the V.F.W. of Leominster.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years Betsey (Gregory) Quail of Leominster, his four children Myles Quail of Clinton, David Quail and his wife Barbara of Georgia, a daughter Karen Quist of Worcester, and Brian Quail and his wife Elizabeth of Florida, five sisters Katherine McNamara of Sterling, Marjorie Sullivan and her husband Thomas of Auburn, MA, Theresa Taylor of TX, and Blanche Les and her husband Theodore of Clinton, and Elizabeth Bigelow and her husband Kevin of Hudson, two brothers Richard Quail of Worcester, and Michael Quail of Florida, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother Rev. Myles Quail and youngest brother Charles Quail.

QUAIL -- Alfred's funeral will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in Holy Family of Nazareth Church, 750 Union St., Leominster, Burial with Military Honors will be at 1:00 p.m. in Massachusetts Veterans Cemetery, 211 Glen Allen Rd., Winchendon, MA.

There are no calling hours. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Holy Family of Nazareth Church, 750 Union St., Leominster, MA 01453. Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109 West St., Leominster is directing arrangements. To light a candle, sign the guestbook or send a message of condolence please visit

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Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on July 30, 2014
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