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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Roger Francis Quimby, 88, of N. East Street, Coudersport, PA

Roger Francis Quimby, 88, of 8 N. East Street, Coudersport, died Monday, November 23, 2009 at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.

Born on February 8, 1921 in Coudersport, he was a son of Ernest L. and Ruth Harris Quimby. On April 7, 1941 he married Thelma Marie Baker, who predeceased him in 2006.

Mr. Quimby was a member of American Legion Potter Post 192 for 56 years. He was also a member of Eulalia Lodge F. and A.M. No. 342, 33rd degree, for over 50 years. Mr. Quimby was a veteran of World War II having served with the Army Signal Corps in Italy and France. Over his long career he was an auto mechanic, photographer, a recreational vehicle mechanic, and an appliance repairman.

Surviving are a daughter, Lois Q. Snay, and her husband, Donald, of Greenwood, DE, two sons, Roger F. Quimby and his wife, Colleen, of Yorba Linda, CA and Bruce D. Quimby and his wife Mary, of Lincoln University, PA. Also surviving are six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and a brother, Joseph Harris Quimby.

Friends will be received on Friday, November 27, 2009 from 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. at the Fickinger Funeral Home, Coudersport. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, November 28th at Sweden Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Meals on Wheels Program of the Potter County Area Agency on Aging, Post Office Box 241, Roulette, PA 16746, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.


m durst said...

What a gentle, gracious man. Always smiling.He will be fondly remembered.

Dave and Mary Durst

Jillian Furman said...

Quimby I will never forget you!! You always put a smile on my face when i saw you. R.I.P.

Bonnie said...

Quimby I will never forget you either.. you always had a smile on your face and a joke to tell when you came into Costas when I worked there.. Rest in peace my friend.