James P. Quirk, Esq., 91, died February 20, 2013. He was the beloved husband for 58 years of Mae (Faella) Quirk.
Born in Providence, he was a son of the late James and Bridget (Conlon) Quirk. Mr. Quirk was a graduate of LaSalle Academy, Boston College and Boston College Law School. He practiced law for 60 years and had served as counsel for many cities and unions throughout the state as well as serving as city solicitor for the city of Warwick. He was also a RI Court appointed arbitrator. A World War II Army veteran, he served under General Patton and fought in four major battles including the Battle of the Bulge. He was active in politics and belonged to many fraternal organizations.
He was the father of Alice Hourihan (James), Jane Squittiere (Michael), and Paul Quirk (Pamela); grandfather of Christy and Michael Squittiere and Timothy Hourihan; brother of the late Robert, John and William Quirk.
His funeral was held Tuesday at 10 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in St. Timothy Church, Warwick Ave. Burial with military honors in RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Meals on Wheels, 70 Bath Street, Providence, RI 02908, will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.