Peaceful 09

Catherine M. (Riley) Quinn

November 13, 1931 ~ August 16, 2021 (age 89)


Catherine M. Quinn, 89, died peacefully on Monday afternoon August 16, 2021, at Courville Nursing Home in Nashua. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Quinn who predeceased her on September 22, 1987.

Catherine was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 13, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Mary (Brown) and Patrick Riley. She received her education in the Cambridge School System and was a graduate of Cambridge High School.

In her free time, you could always find Catherine singing and dancing, something she truly loved to do. Above all, her most cherished time was spent with her family.

She is survived by her brother, Edward Riley and his wife Virginia of Quincy, MA, her sister-in-law, Mary Riley of Cambridge, MA, her caregiver and niece, Mary Ellen Brown and her husband Thomas of Nashua; her great nieces, Karen Wilson of Nashua, and Laurie Francis of Nashua and her great-nephew, James Brown of Bedford, as well as many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.

In addition to her husband, Joseph, she was predeceased by her two brothers John and Joseph Riley.

Relatives and friends are invited to Catherine’s graveside service on MONDAY, August 23rd at 11 AM in Woodlawn Cemetery, 302 Elm Street, Everett, MA. KINDLY MEET AT CEMETERY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL, 60601. 

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