Robert L. Quinn, Sr., 95, of White Oak, died Monday, October 31, 2022 at UPMC McKeesport. Born in McKeesport, May 17, 1927, he was the son of the late John Lawrence and Cynthia Bender Quinn. A retired quality control engineer at the former National Works of U.S. Steel, he was a deacon, elder, and active life member of McKeesport Presbyterian Church, Two Rivers Radio Club (call sign W3SYR) and a dedicated volunteer for Meals On Wheels. Mr. Quinn served his country during World War II as a Seaman First Class in the U.S. Navy. Husband of the late Margaret “Peggy” Merelli Quinn, he was preceded in death by his son, Paul Quinn, his son in law, James Vodila, and by his sister, Ruth Leaptrot. He is survived by his children, Robert (Marj) Quinn, Jr. of Erie, PA, Judy (Fred) Steudler of Liberty Borough, Janet Vodila of White River Junction, VT, Donna (Tom) Wise of Austin, TX, and Dominic Merelli of Florida; by his sister, June Filson of North Huntingdon; 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; also by nieces and nephews. A memorial service with military honors will be held Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 3:00 PM in McKeesport Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Michael Stanton and the Rev. Gary Filson officiating. Private interment will take place in Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg. Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 is in charge of arrangements. The family suggests contributions to the Mission Fund of McKeesport Presbyterian Church, 1510 Versailles Avenue, McKeesport, PA 15132.
Originally published November 01, 2022.