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Allen David Quinn

Published on October 5, 2016

Allen David Quinn, of Abrahamsville, PA, died quietly at home on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. He was 92.

Allen was the son of Melvin and Annabelle (Shepstone) Quinn and was a life-long resident of Abrahamsville. He was well-known in the community as a skillful carpenter, electrician, welder, plumber, mower, nurseryman, mechanic, naturalist, stone mason, hunter and storyteller. He generously volunteered these talents for many community building projects. He could fix anything.

He was an active member of the Equinunk Fire Company and the Abrahamsville United Methodist Church. He was a stalwart helper at the Damascus Township recycling effort.

He is survived by his daughter, Martha Quinn, sons Edward Quinn (Jean), Charles Heyn (Andrea) and Fred Heyn, brother John Quinn, dear friend Florence Wood, numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by his wife Irene Hand Quinn, son Robert Heyn and brothers Alton Quinn and Joseph Quinn.

A celebration of Allen’s life will be held at the Lookout Fire Hall on Saturday, October 15 at noon with a luncheon to follow. Please bring memories and photos to share.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Equinunk Fire Company or the Abrahamsville United Methodist Church.