NORTH BERWICK, Maine — Leo John Quigg, 58, of North Berwick, Maine, formerly of Haverhill, Mass., died Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at the York Hospital in York, Maine, after a courageous battle with cancer.
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Born in Milo, Maine, he was the son of the late Joseph E. and Martha (Keegan) Quigg. As a child, his family relocated to Haverhill, where he attended Haverhill public schools and was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1970.
Mr. Quigg was employed as a machinist. He began his career at Foss Manufacturing Company in Haverhill. He then went to work for Xaloy Inc., and until recently, was employed by the Bruckner Supply Co. at Pratt & Whitney, in North Berwick, Maine.
Leo was loved by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. He was a kind, thoughtful, gentleman. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Using his skills as a machinist, he would spend time as a crew member for a top fuel drag racing team.
He is survived by his sister, Eleanor Howard; a brother, Edward F. and his wife, Marie (Gebala) Quigg, all of Haverhill; his aunt, Agnes Breen, of Cambridge, nieces and nephews, Veronica Dansereau, and her husband, Laurence, and their daughter, Nicole, of Acton, Maine, Karen Daviduk, of Hampstead, N.H., Renee Bellevance of North Hampton, N.H., Elizabeth Donlon of Grand Jct., Colo., Joseph Quigg of Federal Way, Wash.; sister-in-law, Phyllis Quigg, of Colorado, and several great nieces and nephews and cousins.
Friends and family are respectfully invited to call on Wednesday, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., (Rte 125) Haverhill. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 10 Brookline Place West, Floor 6, Brookline, MA 02445-9924. www.comeaufuneral.com.
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Published in Fosters from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2010