NORTH HAMPTON - Michelle Quinn (Buckley) Driscoll, APRN, 57, beloved wife, mother, daughter-in-law, sister, "Mimi", "Auntie Chell" and friend, passed away peacefully in her home on Jan. 21, 2013.
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She is survived by her husband, Jay Driscoll, and her children, John Driscoll, Emily Driscoll Rivinius, Patrick Driscoll and their spouses, Kristen Driscoll, Gregg Rivinius and Stephanie Driscoll; her granddaughter, Lillian Rivinius; her mother-in-law, Mary Driscoll; and an extensive, loving family.
Michelle Quinn Buckley was born April 20, 1955, to Lillian and Daniel Buckley. She grew up in Arlington, Mass., with her three sisters, Bonnie Kuntz, Denise Bowser and Elin Kinder, and two brothers, Robert Buckley and Edward Buckley.
A natural caregiver and dedicated professional, she received her registered nursing degree from Catherine Laboure School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in nursing from Saint Anselm College and her Master of Science in nursing from the University of New Hampshire.
Michelle will be remembered as having true compassion for her family and friends as well as her patients and those less fortunate. This compassion was demonstrated in her incredible work ethic paired with a quest for finding the joy in everyday life. She had the ability to inspire and motivate those around her, bringing light to any situation and instilling confidence in others to pursue their passions. Her smile and zest for life lives on in the hearts of those who knew her. She will be a guardian angel for her grandchildren.
services: Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 25, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. A funeral Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 26, at 10 a.m. at Saint Anselm College Abbey Church with her good friend, Father Iain MacLellan, OSB, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, her family requests donations to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, f/b/o The Driscoll Family Fund for Leiomyosarcoma Research, 10 Brookline Place, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 or St. Anselm College f/b/o The Chapel Arts Center Acquisition Fund, 100 Saint Anselm Drive, Manchester 03102.
To send a message of condolence, please go to lambertfuneralhome.com.
Lambert Funeral Home
1799 Elm Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Jan. 23, 2013