We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
Robert J. Quinn, Jr., age 86, of Palo Alto, PA passed away on Thursday, February 10th, 2022 at his home.
Born in Pottsville, PA on September 9, 1935, he was the son of the late Robert Sr. and Christine Quinn
Bob was a graduate of Pottsville High School, Class of 1953. He built, owned and operated Robert J Quinn Jr Ready Mixed Concrete in Palo Alto since 1964. Bob was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Pottsville, he served on the Greater Pottsville Area Sewer Authority Board for 32 years. He was a past member of the Pottsville Lions Club for more than 25 years, a past President of Eastern Pennsylvania Concrete Promotion Association, a lifetime member of both the Citizen's Fire Company in Palo Alto and the Good Intent Fire Company No.1 in Pottsville, and a past member of the Teamster's Union. Bob loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Patricia Hovan and her husband Joseph and a brother-in-law Ronald Carestia.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Ellen M.; a daughter Ellen A.; four sons: Robert III and his wife Kimberly, John, James, and Richard; three grandsons: Dylan, Robert IV "RJ", and Elliott; a sister Joanne Carestia; and nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home in Port Carbon at 7:30PM on Wednesday, February 16th, with Rev. Edward Connolly officiating.
Relatives and Friends are invited to visit with the family on Wednesday evening from 6:00PM - 7:30PM at the Funeral Home.
Interment will be held private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either the Citizen's Fire Company in Palo Alto or to the Good Intent Fire Company in Pottsville.