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George Frederick Quinn, 80, of Peru, Ill. passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Manor Court in Peru. Funeral Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday at Mueller Funeral Home in Peru followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m., Monday at St. Joseph's Church in Peru. Rev. Harold Datzman, OSB, pastor will officiate. Burial with full military rites conducted by the Peru Veterans Memorial Group was in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Spring Valley, Ill. Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until the time of services on Monday at the funeral home. Mr. Quinn was born Dec. 4, 1930 in Montpelier, Vt. to George and Helene (Couch) Quinn. He married Margaret H. O'Hearne on Feb. 8, 1953 in Woburn. Mr. Quinn was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during the Korean War. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Massachusetts and the American Legion. He owned and operated a bread delivery business and was an electrical assembler. He was a lifeguard and a scuba diver. He enjoyed traveling the United States and was devoted to his dog, Suzie Q. He is survived by his wife, Margaret and his family, a niece, Maureen (O'Hearne) Rebholz and her husband, Michael of Peru; a nephew, Richard O'Hearne and his wife, Janice (Martuzzo) of Des Moines, Iowa; a niece, Deborah (O'Hearne) Harmer of Naples, Fla.; other nieces and nephews, Mark (Ann) O'Hearne, Susan (Patrick) ODoughrety, Danny Dobbins, Brian O'Hearne, Brenda (O'Hearne) Willis, Shiela Dobbins, Kevin Dobbins, Donna Dobbins, Allen Dobbins, Robert Quinn, Becky Graham; six great-nieces and nephews and four great-great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Robert Sr. and his sister, Betty. Pallbearers will be Richard O'Hearne, Michael Rebholz, Matthew Rebholz and Joseph Rebholz. Memorial donations may be directed to Illinois Valley Community Hospital. The online guestbook may be viewed and remembrances shared at www.MuellerFH.com.

Published in The Tewksbury Advocate from Apr. 2 to Apr. 9, 2011
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