Former Longtime Norwood Resident Richard J. McQuillan

Richard J. McQuillan. Courtesy Photo
Richard J. McQuillan. Courtesy Photo
Richard J. McQuillan, of Walpole, former longtime Norwood resident, passed away peacefully on May 30, 2014. He was 93 years of age. Mr. McQuillan was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. 

Beloved husband of Martha (Rodenhaver) McQuillan; loving father of Christine A. McQuillan, Patrick J. McQuillan and his wife Jody, Erin M. McQuillan, Therese M. Biscoe and her husband Mark, and Drenan M. McQuillan and his wife Rachael; cherished grandfather of Ries J. and Casey C. McQuillan, Timothy J., Daniel M. and Ellie R. Biscoe, Annabelle M., Desmond J. and Augustus J. McQuillan; devoted brother of David McQuillan and the late Helena Klett, Louise Connolly, John McQuillan, Barbara Daley, Claire Shannon, Paul McQuillan, Alma McAuley and Jane Sweeney. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. 

Some say the quality of a person’s life is measured by the friendships one creates; viewed from the perspective, Richard McQuillan had a truly rich life.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 4 at 9 a.m. from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole St. (Rte. 1A), Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Timothy’s Church, 650 Nichols St., Norwood. 
Interment will follow the Mass in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Tuesday, June 3 from 4-7 p.m. at Gillooly Funeral Home.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Richard J. McQuillan may be made to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118 or www.pinestreetinn.org/donate. For additional information, directions and online guestbook, please visit: www.gilloolyfuneralhome.com.


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