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Official Obituary of

Richard "Dick" J. Quill

February 5, 1932 ~ February 26, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Richard "Dick" Quill Obituary

Richard J "Dick" Quill, 92, of Aurelius passed away at home surrounded by loved ones, on February 26, 2024. Born in Auburn on February 5, 1932, Richard was the son of the late James D. and Lillian (Whiffen) Quill.  He grew up on the Quill Dairy Farm on South Street in Auburn and was the 2nd youngest of 15 children.  He married Margaret "Peggy" Berry in 1951 and together they had 7 children.  He worked for and retired from NYS Department of Transportation.  He enjoyed working outdoors and gardening, often growing enough vegetables to give to his family and neighbors.

Richard is survived by his two daughters, Kim Sincerbeaux of Cayuga and Margaret (Chris) Owren of Union Springs; his three sons, Kevin Quill of CA, Dennis Quill of GA and Shaun (Paula) Quill of VA; five grandchildren, Jeffrey (Joanna) Sincerbeaux, Daniel Sincerbeaux, Jerry Quill, Megan (Chris) Davison and Amy (Jeffrey) Ostrander; five great grandchildren, Alexis, Jordan, Brandon, Delaney and Ayla; and one great-great grandson, TJ; and his dog Bella.  A special heartfelt thank you to his caregivers Jeff and Joanna Sincerbeaux who carried him through to the end, we are forever grateful.

In addition to his parents and 14 siblings, Richard was predeceased by his beloved wife of 71 years Margaret Quill in 2023; two infant sons, Mark and Richard and his son in law, David Sincerbeaux. 

Friends are invited to join the family for a Mass of Christian Burial to be offered on Saturday, March 2nd at 11:30am in St. Mary's Church. Interment will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Auburn. Visitation will be held prior to mass from 10am - 11:30 am in church. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary's Church or the Alzheimer's Association.

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March 2, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
St. Mary s Church (Auburn)

Mass of Christian Burial
March 2, 2024

11:30 AM
St. Mary s Church (Auburn)

March 2, 2024

2:18 PM
St. Joseph s Cemetery, Auburn


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