QUINN, Patrick J. of Toronto

Patrick Joseph Quinn died, November 26, 2018 in his 68th year (1950-2018). Patrick is survived by his daughter Daria. He is son of George Quinn (1921-2009) and Bernice Quinn (nee, Cushing, 1923-2002). He is beloved brother to Mary Catherine (Richard), John (1954-1995) (Marta), James (Nora), Lawrence (Carrie) and Terrance. Patrick was uncle to niece Katy, nephews Seamus, Jonathan, Christopher and three great-nieces.

Patrick was born in Toronto, Canada. The family soon moved to Montréal. Throughout his education he excelled in academics and sports. During his student years in Montréal he was a basketball star and was regularly written about in the Montreal Star. In 1969, the family returned to Toronto. Patrick then obtained a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from York University, Toronto. He went on to a distinguished career in telecommunications. He was an executive for Bell Canada, the youngest Assistant Vice President in Bell’s history in that era. He later worked for Mitel on the world stage. Patrick had a wide range of interests. He later went into real estate in the Toronto area, a profession in which he soon excelled.

Throughout his life Patrick gave generously of his time to individuals as well as to charities. He is lovingly remembered by his family and friends for his kindness, his remarkable energy and his profound devotion to his daughter Daria, and family.

A Catholic funeral mass for Patrick took place on Thursday, December 6th, at St. John’s Catholic Church, on Kingston Road, Toronto.

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