It is with a sad heart that we announce the passing of Jerome O’Quinn, also known as Jerry on Monday, February 7th,2022. God took Jerry to heaven to be under his loving care. Jerry leaves to mourn, his loving wife, Loreen O’Quinn and precious children, Clint O’Quinn (Jamie), Scott McGillis (Tanya Rybak), Carly McIsaac, and Cheyenne O’Quinn. Also left to mourn his loss are his grandchildren, Cameron, Dominik, Logan, Mathew, Connor, Brett, Malachi, and Brandon, as well as three great grandchildren.
He is also survived by his siblings, Carolyn Roberts, Rosalyn Hynes (Hilary), Allen (Juanita), Gary (Phyllis), Carl (Tina), Clarence, Con (Pat), Darren (Ann), and Glen (Jenny); as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Jerry was predeceased by his parents, Bernard and Mary O’Quinn.
Jerry was raised in Stephenville, Newfoundland, the oldest of two sisters and seven brothers. He enjoyed lobster feasts, fishing, boating, hunting, motorcycling, and quadding. He loved playing his guitar at kitchen parties with his siblings and friends. He had a special love and interest in dogs and enjoyed being with his children and grandchildren. Jerry came to Alberta in the early seventies, and worked as a heavy equipment operator for 39 years. He especially enjoyed having early morning coffees with the guys. Jerry had a great sense of humour and enjoyed making people laugh. He will always be remembered for his kind heart and for helping people in need. He will always be precious and treasured in our hearts.
Funeral services were held at the Ignited Church, 4951 41 Ave, Drayton Valley, AB. on Saturday, February 12, 2022 with Pastor Mark Eshleman officiating. Interment followed at Riverview Cemetery.
Arrangements in care of Colleen Sekura at 780 514-1098.