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Joseph Quigley

Obituary of Joseph D. Quigley

Joseph D. Quigley

Allegany, NY     Joseph D. Quigley, 71, of Chestnut St., passed away peacefully on Thursday (August 8, 2019) at the Cuba Memorial Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility.

Born November 25, 1947 in Olean he was the son of Richard and Ann Driscoll Quigley.  On June 23, 1979 in Allegany he married Kathryn L. "Kay" Heck who survives.

Joe was a 1965 graduate of Archbishop Walsh High School.  He enlisted in the US Air Force in 1965 where he served during the Vietnam War.  He was honorably discharged as a sergeant in 1969.

He traveled a great deal throughout the United States and Europe before beginning his working career.  He worked for a time for the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami until 1975 but was employed by several local companies such as Mayflower Moving and Storage, C&R Gas and Oil, AVX Ceramics and Cecchi News Agency.  From 1986 to 2010 he worked for Conap, Inc. until his retirement.

He loved playing cards, especially euchre, and enjoyed being social with his family and friends.

Surviving besides his wife Kay are 1 son Colin Quigley; 3 sisters Kathleen Quigley, and Mary Quigley, both of Olean and Ann Marie (Kellie Piekarsky) Quigley of Reston, VA; a sister-in-law Margie Goodemote and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by 2 brothers John Quigley and Michael Quigley and a sister-in-law Patricia Quigley.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday (August 10, 2019) at 9:30am in St. Bonaventure Church.  Rev. James Vacco, OFM, pastor, will be the celebrant.  All are invited to meet at the Mt. View Cemetery, Veterans Field of Honor on Monday at 9:30 for a military burial ceremony, as provided by the ritual team of the Allegany American Legion.

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