Lucy L. Quinn 81, of Easthampton, formerly of Manchester, CT died December 24, 2021, in her home. She was born on December 8,1940 in Manchester, CT, the daughter of Walter and Eleanor (Lydall) Quinn. Her family owned and operated Quinn’s Pharmacy. She graduated from Windham Technical School in 1965 with her LPN degree. In 1989 she graduated from Eastern Connecticut State College with a B.S. in social work.
Lucy worked for many years as an LPN at Manchester Memorial Hospital and remained active in her profession until her death. Lucy was a gifted caregiver and spent the majority of her career working in psychiatric nursing and mental health. Most recently she worked with elders in their homes to enable them to live independently. She made friends everywhere she went in her life.
Lucy loved her animals. She had many pets over the years, but her springer spaniels were the most beloved. She enjoyed skiing, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. She was an amazing gardener; she would prefer to be outside with her dogs taking care of her yard and gardens.
She was pre-deceased by her brother Edwin L. Quinn. Lucy is survived by her niece Sarah Quinn and her spouse Becky Lockwood of Florence MA, and nephews Edwin L. Quinn Jr. and his spouse Jolene Quinn of Poway CA., John S. Quinn of Exeter NH, and Hugh J. Quinn and his spouse Lori Quinn of Chester VT.
She is also survived by her great nieces Ella Quinn, Kailee Quinn, Elizabeth Sandberg and Erin Wyke as well as great nephews Michael Quinn, Matthew Quinn, Christopher Quinn, Justin Sandberg, Chad Sandberg and Ryan Sandberg.
A service of remembrance will be held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Dakin Humane Society at PO Box 6307, Springfield, MA 01101.
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