Gerard “Jerry” Joseph Quinnan, of Kenilworth passed away at the Age of 92 on Saturday, July 31, 2021.
Jerry is survived by his daughter Veronica Boduck, his son Mark Quinnan, his son-in-law Joe Pang, his grandchildren, Kimberly Torres and her husband Brian, Matthew Pang, Christopher Pang, Bradley Quinnan and his wife Jocelyn, Shane Quinnan and numerous nieces and nephews. Jerry was predeceased by his wife Vera, his daughter, Jacquelyn “Jackie” Pang, his mother, Elizabeth Quinnan (Allman), his father James Anthony Quinnan, his sister, Elizabeth Quinnan Berge, and his son-in-law Eugene Boduck.
Jerry was proud of his service in the United States Marine Corp where he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. Jerry retired from the Ronson Corporation in 1990 where he was Vice President- General Manager of Ronson Consumer Products
During his lifetime Jerry was an avid golfer and loved to travel around the world taking trips to Russia, Turkey, Greece, Mexico, England, Ireland, Bermuda, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, China, Spain, Portugal, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Scotland, Amsterdam, Belgium, Hawaii, and Alaska. He made wonderful memories on these trips with his beloved wife Vera.
Visitation will be held at Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home, 582 Springfield Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at The Church of St. Theresa, 541 Washington Ave., Kenilworth NJ at 10:30 AM on Wednesday August 4, 2021. Interment will follow at Graceland Memorial Park, Kenilworth, NJ.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to The Jackie Pang Fund, a non-profit organization created in memory of Jerry’s daughter, Jackie. The fund supports new elementary school teachers in the South Brunswick, NJ school district and supports research and caregivers facing Frontotemporal Degeneration, an early onset dementia. Contributions can be made online at thejackiepangfund.org or mailed to The Jackie Pang Fund, PO Box 703, Dayton, NJ 08810.
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