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Velma J. Quigley

Posted By DeBord-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory On January 31, 2015 @ 9:35 am In Obituaries | 4 Comments

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Velma J. Quigley, 91, of Lancaster, died Friday, January 30, 2015 at Hospice and Community Care.

She was the wife of the late Fred Quigley who died in 1993.  Born in Paradise, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Emma Fern Robinson Martin.

Velma was a homemaker and had also worked at Hamilton Watch during World War II.  She was a member of the Son Light Bible Church and a graduate of the former West Lampeter Township High School.  She enjoyed sewing, cooking and traveling.  Velma spent 21 years as a Red Cross Volunteer at Lancaster General Hospital and 8 years as a volunteer at the Landis Valley Museum.

Surviving are two sons, Fred E. husband of Elaine Quigley of Brownstown, and Donald W. husband of Gloria Quigley of Lee, NH; a daughter, Janet S. wife of Tom Benjamin of Lititz; seven grandchildren, Sharon, David, Daniel, Erin, and Jacob Quigley, and Joshua and Kristin Benjamin; two great grandchildren, Colin and Scott Quigley; and a brother, Eugene husband of Nancy Martin of Lititz.  She was preceded in death by brothers, Nevin, Quentin, Clair, Donald, and Robert Martin and by a sister Nancy Hoerger.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at the Son Light Bible Church, 2503 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA with Pastor Michael Nolt officiating.  Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service.  Interment in the Byerland Mennonite Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Quigley’s memory may be made to the Son Light Bible Church, 2503 Oregon Pike, Lancaster, PA  17601 or to Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA  17604-4125.

Condolences for the family of “Velma J. Quigley”

Condolence from Linda Riley Bushong on February 1st, 2015 8:52 am

Fred, Don and Janet – I was very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please accept my sincere sympathies to you and all your families.

Condolence from Dan Martin on February 2nd, 2015 6:54 am

Our family has so many fond memories of Aunt Velma and Uncle Fred, and we cherish those times together. We send our sympathy and lots of love to Janet, Don, Fred and their families.

Dan & Joanne Martin
Mount Dora, FL

Condolence from Glenda Knight on February 2nd, 2015 2:48 pm

My Dear Janet: So sorry for your loss. I know how much your Mother meant to you and your family. Your Mother was a blessing to many people and I am grateful I had the opportunity to meet her when she volunteered here at BV. Hopefully, your fond memories will see you through this difficult time, Janet. Take Care!

Condolence from Joyce Davis & Beverly Parmer on February 3rd, 2015 1:34 pm

Velma was a very special lady. We will miss her warmth & laughter. Praying for family, our sincerest thoughts are with you at this time.

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