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Christopher A. Quinn, a longtime resident of Carolina, R.I., died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at his home, after a lingering illness.
Known to one and all as Kiffer, he was the son of John C. Quinn, former newspaper editor, and his late wife, Lois R. (Richardson) Quinn.
He was born in Rhode Island, spent his early years in Edgewood, R.I., and grew up in Rochester, N.Y. where he graduated from McQuaid Jesuit High School.
After graduation, he lived in Cocoa Beach, FL and later returned to Carolina, R.I ., where he managed the family's restoration of the Carolina Mill property as a village center, a role he still filled at the time of his death.
Kiffer is survived, besides his father, by his sister, Lo-anne Quinn Cellar of Carolina, R.I., and Cocoa Beach, FL, by his brother, Richard B. (RB) Quinn of Nashville, TN, by his nephew, Stephen C. Cellar, and niece, Amelia Q. Cellar, both of San Francisco, CA. He was the brother of the late John (Chips) Quinn.
His funeral will be held Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at 10 a.m., from the Carolina Mill, 6 Carolina Mill Lane (off Rt. 112) Carolina, R.I. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church, Carolina Back Road at 11 a.m. Interment will be private. Visiting hours Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, from 4-8 p.m., in the Carolina Mill. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial gifts to The Carolina Preservation and Band Society, P.O. Box 487, Carolina, R.I. 02812 in his memory would be appreciated. Arrangements with JAMES J. GALLOGLY & SONS, Funeral Directors. Information and condolences, please visit: www.galloglyfuneralhome.com
Published in The Westerly Sun from Feb. 8 to Feb. 28, 2014
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