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Eleanor A. Quinn

Obituary for Eleanor A. Quinn

October 12, 2019
Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania

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Eleanor A. Quinn, of Womelsdorf, PA passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at StoneRidge Towne Centre. She was 80 years old. Eleanor was born in Philadelphia on November 15, 1938 to the late Charles and Elsie (née Peeples) Hippel and was a 1956 graduate from Lincoln High School in Mayfair. She was the wife to her husband John J. Quinn with whom she is survived by and together they would have shared 58 years of marriage this October 28th.


After graduating from High School, Eleanor was a student nurse at Jefferson Medical College and attended and graduated in 1961 from the Franklin School of Science and Arts earning her certification as a Medical Technologist. She worked in various jobs as an Operating Room Technician and Medical Technologist at places such as Lower Bucks Hospital, Delaware Valley Hospital, Rolling Hill Hospital but mostly for Parkview Hospital in a career there that spanned about forty years. In her free time, she enjoyed painting, sewing, crossword puzzles, her Bible study, scouting, gardening, and was an excellent cook.


In addition to her husband John, Eleanor is survived by three children: Jennifer L. Jones and her husband Ralph, Chad J. Quinn and his wife Nancy, Jacqueline J. MacDonald and her husband Ken, as well as seven grandchildren: Shawn, Kevin, Connor, Kelsey, Kendall, Quinn, and Caden. She is survived also by her sister, Jeane McIlhenny and her brother, John Hippel. Eleanor is predeceased by her son, Paul G. Quinn and her brother, Harry Hippel.


Relatives and friends are invited to Eleanor's Life Celebration on Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Craft-Givnish of Abington, Inc., 1801 Old York Rd. Abington, PA 19001 followed by her funeral service at 12:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Eleanor's name may be made to Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine at https://hmc.pennstatehealth.org. Family services are entrusted under the care of Craft-Givnish of Abington, Inc., 215-659-2000.

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  • Memorial contributions in Eleanor's name may be made to Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine at https://hmc.pennstatehealth.org.
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1801 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
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