Edward Joseph Quinlan, 80, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2013 at home with his loving family by his side as his soul continued its' journey to heaven. Edward was born on September 29, 1933 to Helen and Edward Quinlan in Bloomfield, NJ. He graduated from Bloomfield High School, proudly served in the Korean War, and worked for BellSouth/ATT for almost 30 years. Edward was an honorable man, loving husband, wonderful father, grandfather, and great grandfather. His life was truly dedicated to his family in every way. Family always came first. Edward's other passions included harness racing and the NY Giants. Edward is lovingly remembered by his wife of 56 years, Rita A Quinlan of Atlantis,FL; his sister, Patricia A Coleman of Clifton, NJ; his children, Edward J Quinlan, Jr of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Susan Quinlan Agerton of Johns Creek, GA, Karen A Quinlan of Austin, TX, Michael P Quinlan, Sr of Lake Worth, FL; his grandchildren, Justin D Titus and his wife Ginger, Brittany S Quinlan, Trevor J Quinlan, Brad F Agerton, Austin N Agerton, Danielle N Wampole and her husband Mark, Michael P Quinlan, Jr, Katherine M Quinlan, Jeremy E Quinlan, Makayla J Riley Quinlan; his great grandchildren, Camden Titus, Corbin Titus, Hunter Wampole, Gage Wampole. Edward is predeceased by his parents Helen M and Edward A Quinlan, and his sister Jane Wille. A celebration of his life will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests those planning expressions of sympathy make a gift to a charity or organization of their choice. We love you more and miss you so much.
Published in Sun-Sentinel on Nov. 28, 2013