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James "Grumpy" Quigley
  • February 16, 1945
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  • April 04, 2010

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James “Grumpy” Quigley, 65 Edgewater FL died Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010. He leaves to cherish his memory daughters Kim Towe  of New Smyrna Beach, Jennifer Tenison of Debary, sisters and brothers Carol Harnois of Ormond Beach,  Thomas Quigley of Warwick, RI, Mary Ann Patkoske of Cape Cod, MA, Robert Quigley of Johnston, RI, Lt John Quigley, Ret PFD, New Hampshire and three grandchildren Rachel Towe, Caylynn Tenison and Christopher Tenison. James was born in Providence, Rhode Island to the late Thomas and Claire (Collins) Quigley. He served in the United States Army in Vietnam and later retired from the Providence RI Fire Department as a Lieutenant having served for 22 years. Jim also was manager of the Firefighters Club in Providence. He was a member of American Legion Post 17 New Smyrna Beach and volunteered his time with the Bert Fish Medical Center Auxiliary and Citizens On Patrol for the New Smyrna Beach Police Department. His family remembers his love and dedication to his children and grandchildren. Memorial donations are requested to American Cancer Society 1620 S Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32119. A gathering of family and friends will be 5 to 7PM Thursday, April 8 at Baldwin Brothers Heritage Chapel 1 North Causeway New Smyrna Beach. (map/driving directions)

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  1. Jack Maloney says:
    11 Apr 2010
    Jimbo- enjoyed our days together at " The Rock".
    Thank you for your service with the PFD and in Vietnam.
    I will miss your grumpy humor when visiting our friends in Fl.Bless you and all your family...Jack Maloney,Ret.PFD

  2. Kristen Robbins says:
    08 Apr 2010
    You will be greatly missed. I have such wonderful memories of you and my dad when I was a little girl. The way you cherished your kids and grandkids was amazing. Look out for all of us...specially my dad. Love ya always!! Kristen and Craig

  3. Sonny & Nancy Tonnessen says:
    08 Apr 2010
    "Quig" the love that you had in your heart for all children was an example that we should all strive to exemplify. The times at your home for holiday dinners with family and friends will always be remembered! We were all blessed for your love and friendship. May the Lord Bless and Keep you. And to all your family our deepest condolences.

  4. Paul Marianetti says:
    08 Apr 2010
    Jimbo already missing you. The great times we had and the friendship that grew over the past 25 years, from No. Prov to So. Fla. to Volusia. Neighbors would crack up over the way we spoke to each other and the fun we both had in doing so. Small favor - Have that SAMMY-BUCA waiting for me. Love you as a firefighter, a veteran and certainly a friend. God bless you and may you rest in peace.

  5. John & Lorraine says:
    08 Apr 2010
    We will always cherish the wonderful
    memories you have left this life for us
    to remember . Love John & Lorraine

  6. The Deans says:
    08 Apr 2010
    Grumpy thank you for the love you showed to my girls. Even though they were not your grandchildren you treated them as your own. You were a great influence to our family a great rold model and the type of person we all should be like. A heart made of Pure Gold. We will see you on the other side when we get there. We will never forget you Grumpy take care and enjoy the party up there.
    Love Always and Forever The Deans

  7. Kenneth W. Hoskin says:
    08 Apr 2010
    Kim & Jenn,
    I was shocked to hear of Jim's passing. You know 1st hand what a GREAT guy he was, & with a heart of gold. Though he could be a little grumpy at times, I always had some laughs with him. I remember being on Special Hazards with him hanging out till the weee hours of the morning on "The Corner" I will treasure knowing your dad forever. Try to remember all the good times you had with your him, as I'm sure he would want us all to.
    Rest In Peace Jim until we meet again,
    Hoppy & Sue

  8. Colleen(Quigley) Stevenson says:
    07 Apr 2010
    Uncle Jim, I'll always remember the love you had for your girls and in later years your grandchildren, and how much you loved to have a fun time. Rest in peace. Kim and Jen, our thoughts are with you and your families.

  9. Colleen(Quigley) Stevenson says:
    07 Apr 2010
    Uncle Jim, I'll always remember the love you had for your girls and in later years your grandchildren, and how much you loved to have a fun time. Rest in peace. Kim and Jen, our thoughts are with you and your families.

  10. Steven & Heather Mitchell says:
    07 Apr 2010
    Kim, Robert, Rachel, & Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. Everyone at the office sends their condolences. May you take comfort in knowing that there is an angel watching over you.

  11. Chris & Vi Quinn says:
    07 Apr 2010

    Jimmy, always a friend & host.
    Rest in Peace

  12. Tootsie & Bob says:
    07 Apr 2010
    Quigley was a special guy - always smiling & happy. He will be missed by many.

  13. Sharon Farmer says:
    07 Apr 2010
    Kim and family I was so sorry to hear about your loss. May you find peace in your hearts during this difficult time. Just think you have a very special angel looking after you now.

  14. Robert Inderlin says:
    07 Apr 2010
    My sincere condolences on the loss of Quig. Only known as a friend of a friend, Jim opened his home to me and treated me like everyone else. I will treasure all of those memories as each one of them was very positive. He was one in a million!

  15. Michele Cerreta says:
    07 Apr 2010
    My sympathy to Quigly's family. He was a very kind man and I know he had a great love for his kids. I know the past few years were not easy for him. Hopefully he's found peace. I was very sorry to hear about his passing.

  16. Paulette Marianetti says:
    07 Apr 2010
    Kim & Jen

    Your dad had a special place in my heart,and will stay there for a very long time. He was a great friend to me and one that I could always count on. I will miss him more than words can say. Truely a great man and friend.

  17. Lisa says:
    07 Apr 2010
    We will all miss you grumpy!! Love you

  18. Sue & Bob says:
    07 Apr 2010
    Our heartfelt sympathy to Kim and Jenn and the rest of the family. Thank you Quigs for all the good memories we now have to cherish. We love you and miss you.

  19. Amy Maccarone Moore says:
    07 Apr 2010
    Rest In Peace

  20. richard alvord says:
    07 Apr 2010
    May Christ support us all the day long, till the shadows lengthen, and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of life is over and our work is done. Then in His mercy may He give us a safe lodging, and holy rest and peace at the last.
    It has been a pleasure to know you in this life Grumpy, may your family find peace in your memory.

  21. Rosemary & Frank Wedgeworth says:
    06 Apr 2010
    Quig you will be surely missed by us and many of your family and friends.
    Say hi to Dad & Mom and Ming. We will all meet again someday. We love you,
    Our hearts go out to Kim,Jen & family.

    Rose & Frank

  22. Pam Cadran says:
    06 Apr 2010
    Here's to the best cellar dweller there ever was. Love you Uncle Jimmy.

  23. Lollie Bolender says:
    06 Apr 2010
    I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad, he was a great friend. You could always count on Quig. He will be missed.
    Rest in Pease my friend, Always, Lollie

  24. Renee & Rick says:
    06 Apr 2010
    John, Ellie & Family,
    Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Time seems to help but the hurt never leaves and that's ok. I hope that in time. you can think about all the funny and hilarious things that "uncle Jimmy" has said and done and this will bring a smile to your faces. This is what feels good, all the great memories. He was a GREAT guy. We love you and will miss "uncle Jimmy". Love Renee & Rick

  25. Cindy Propps says:
    06 Apr 2010
    Grumpy you will be missed dearly. Have a great time where you are I know you are feeling much better=)
    You're #1 club will always have you in our thoughts!!

  26. Jimmy Schultz says:
    06 Apr 2010
    We'll miss you Jimmy.
    --Schultzie

  27. Robert Quigley says:
    06 Apr 2010
    Jimmy, we will miss you... we love you...

  28. Michelle Newell says:
    06 Apr 2010
    Grumpy,
    We miss you so much already. Your #1 Club will never forget all the great times. I love ya!! Michelle

  29. Stephanie M. Perez says:
    06 Apr 2010
    Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family. Please let me know if I can do anything for you. Love you Jen!

  30. David Newell says:
    06 Apr 2010
    Save a place at the table in heaven for me for our next "man date" . You are in our hearts and will never be forgotten. Love You Grumpy!

  31. Jennifer Tenison says:
    06 Apr 2010
    I miss you and Love you.. And can't wait to see you in my dreams!!! You are the BEST!!!!!

  32. Kim Towe says:
    06 Apr 2010
    I miss my Dad! Love you so Much!!!!!

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