Virginia Quirk
Monday
13
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, June 13, 2022
Matthew Funeral Home And Cremation Services, Inc.
2508 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, New York, United States
Tuesday
14
June

Mass

11:00 am
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Holy Family RC Church
366 Watchogue Road
Staten Island, New York, United States
Tuesday
14
June

Final Resting Place

12:30 pm
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
St. Peter's Cemetery
52 Tyler Avenue
Staten Island, New York, United States

Obituary of Virginia M. Quirk

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Virginia M. Quirk (nee Murray), 91, beloved mother and grandmother, passed peacefully on June 8, 2022. Virginia's husband of 66 years, John S. Quirk, passed away last year. Virginia is survived by her eight children and their spouses, John (Patricia), Michael (Marie), Stephen (Marguerite), Noreen Tortora (the late Bernard), Timothy (Patty), Mary Tierney (Tom), Virginia Reid (Edwin), James (Antoinette). She is also survived by 18 grandchildren who cherished and adored her and many nieces and nephews. Virginia was born in The Bronx. Her parents, James and Nora Murray (nee Keane) immigrated from County Mayo, Ireland. Virginia was predeceased by her brothers, James, Lawrence, John, Thomas and her sisters, Frances Higgins, Kathleen Murray and Mary Murray. Virginia graduated from St. Vincent's Nursing School in Manhattan. She had a love of learning and, while raising eight children, continued her education, earning her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and her Master's Degree in Health Education. Virginia retired in 1993 and enjoyed her retirement years spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren at her country home in Andes, New York, and the winter months in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida. In lieu of flowers, Virginia's family would appreciate donations be made to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Funeral from the Matthew Funeral Home, Inc., 2508 Victory Blvd., SI NY 10314, on Tuesday, departing at 10:30 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Family R.C. Church, 366 Watchogue Rd., SI NY 10314 on Tuesday, June 14th at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery. Family and friends may visit on Monday, June 13th from 4:00 to 9:00 pm.
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