CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Barbara Ellen Quinn of Croton-on-Hudson died Jan. 6. She was 68.
She was born Sept. 1, 1944, in Harrisburg, Pa., to James and Virginia Lilly. She lived in Garrison, N.Y., before moving to Croton-on-Hudson. She graduated from Croton-Harmon High School in 1962.
She married Gerald Quinn on May 6, 1967, in Ossining. They lived in Croton-on-Hudson until 1993, when they moved to Fork Union, Va. They then spent 13 years in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Quinn and her husband returned to Croton in 2011.
A homemaker and entrepreneur, Barbara Quinn was the proprietor of the What Not Shop, Quinn's Corner, the Croton North Diner and Queenies Weenies. She was also a chef for the Rockefeller family.
She was a past president of American Legion Auxiliary Post 506 in Ossining and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary.
Quinn is survived by her husband; four children, Tara, Shannon, Darrin and Erin; and seven grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Harbor at Charles Point in Peekskill. Edward F. Carter Funeral Home in Croton-on-Hudson is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , National Multiple Sclerosis Society , American Lung Association , Dominican Sisters or American Legion Auxiliary Post 506, 58 S. Highland Ave. Ossining, NY 10562.
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