John M. Quigley
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“My deepest sympathies to Pat & Family. John was an extra special person. His smile infectious and his kindness & generosity something we all should...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Kathie Phraner

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. So glad chuck and I got to know you both and spend time with you at Rock Steady Boxing ......Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Dee Spencer - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Pat, Katie, and Sean, I am so sorry to hear about john's passing. He was such a kind and cheerful man and a great neighbor. I remember him helping...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: John Willis - Milford, CT

“A truly kind and loving soul, John will be missed by so many. We were blessed to have had him as our neighbor for many years when I and my family...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Midge Willis - FL - Friend

“Katie, I am so sorry to hear about your father. He was a very nice man. I still remember so well as a child. I am so sorry for your loss. He will...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Heidi Zuckerman (Union) - NY

“To Pat and Katie and Sean; I was so sad to come across the notice of John's sailing over the shoal. I fondly remember our many talks about...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jon Ten Haagen, CFP - Centerport, NY

“Our thoughts are with you in this time of loss. John was a lovely, caring person and always ready with story to tel. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: eleanor & harry rauch - atlantis, FL

“Dear Pat and family, Lee and I are both sad to hear of Johns passing. We always enjoyed his company and we hope you can now find some peace as he...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for the family's loss. No words can ever express the loss of a loved one. May all of you find comfort and peace in all the loving memories...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: John

“I know this is a difficult time for you all. We are so very sorry for your loss. Know that we keep You all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Sharon Discavage - Potomac, MD


John M. Quigley, 73, of Seabrook Island, SC husband of Pat Wilson Quigley passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday March 7, 2019. His Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, March 15, 2019 in St. Patrick Catholic Church, 134 St. Philips Street at 10:30 a.m.

Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.Born on September 13, 1945 in Astoria, Queens, NY John is the son of the late John Aloysius Quigley and Marguerite Kilcourse Quigley. He grew up in Westbury, NY and was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where he served as a photo journalist. Hegraduated from New York Institute of Technology with a Masters in Labor Relations in 1982. His employment included Gimbels Department Store, Canteen Corp., and Mill-Max Corp. During this time he volunteered and sat on the Board of The Mill NeckSchool for the Deaf. When John was in his late 50s, he embarked on a brand new career. He found his dream job as a business teacher at Brentwood HS, a large district with a diverse student population. He often described it as the best job he ever had.

John enjoyed sailing, golfing, photography, cooking, coaching lacrosse, and being a lacrosse referee. After Hurricane Katrina, he went to New Orleans where he volunteered for five years with Habitat for Humanity and helped build houses. After moving to Seabrook Island, he took courses at the College of Charleston, volunteered at the Charleston VA Hospital, joined the St. Patrick's Church Choir, and participated inParkinson's Research Studies.He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Pat Wilson Quigley of Seabrook Island, SC; daughter, Katie Quigley of Huntington, NY and son, Sean Michael Quigley of Hawaii. He was preceded in death by Jacob, his English Cocker Spaniel.

Memorials may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Website: michaeljfox.org or The VA Hospital Volunteer Office, 109 Bee Street, Charleston SC 29401.