Stephen F Quinn
Stephen Francis Quinn, age 69, of the Villages, Florida, passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Born in Chatham, New Jersey, he was the loving son of the late Francis John Quinn and Margaret Mary Connelly. After marrying, Steve became a resident of Mansfield Township, NJ before moving to the Villages four years ago. Steve leaves behind his loving wife,:Linda DiMarzo Quinn, his stepson and daughter-in-law, Jason Wysocki and Stella Cha, his sister Elaine Heinrich, and his brother and sister-in-law, Drew and Anna Quinn, along with his brothers, Patrick, Michael and Frank Quinn. He was also the loving uncle to his loving nieces and nephews.
An avid outdoors person, sports lover and reader, Steve enjoyed participating in numerous sports (as well as watching them) throughout his life such as boxing, golf, biking and running. He completed the New Jersey Marathon at the age of 56 in 2004. His true passion, however was spending time with friends and family with his beloved animals which included horses, goats, cats and dogs. After retiring to Florida, Steve spent time working with dear friends, Andre and Lucette Fourtier on their farm, learning how to drive a horse cart, and helping in any way he could and enjoying his time with the animals immensely.
Steve had a heart of gold. He was kind and caring and ready to help others whenever it was needed. His desire to help others prompted him to selflessly leave his career as a realtor in 2001 just after the 9-11 attacks so that he could volunteer at Ground Zero. He spent many months, and endless days, working tirelessly to help in any way needed and to remove debris from Ground Zero. Upon completing his time there, he returned to his early career of painting houses. He truly loved to do this, enjoying the customers he met and forming new relationships with new customers. Throughout his life, he was a people person. The relationships he formed in all areas of his life were important to him and truly enriched his life. He was always ready to help, to learn new things and to care for animals.
Calling hours will be Monday, May 15, 2017 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at St. Luke’s Parish, 265 West Mill Street, Long Valley, NJ 07853.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Luke’s Parish, 265 West Mill Street, Long Valley, NJ 07853 with Father Kenneth Lasch officiating.
Interment will take place at Hackettstown Union Cemetery, Mountain Avenue, Hackettstown NJ, 07840 following the funeral service.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840.
Those wishing to leave online condolences, please visit, www.cochranfuneral.com