LeRoy ~ Terry P. "Tuba" McQuillen, age 62, formerly of Fredonia and Rutland, VT, passed away peacefully at home early Wednesday morning (July 18, 2018).
He was born August 18, 1955 in Batavia, a son of Margaret "Peg" Chambers McQuillen and the late Robert McQuillen.
Terry was a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Batavia and his work eventually took him away to Fredonia and Rutland, VT, before returning back to his home town. He had a deep love for his family and enjoyed playing cards, golf and going to the racetrack. He was also an avid NY Yankees fan. Over the last 3 years as Tuba bravely battled cancer , he never once lost his wickedly funny sense of humor , his generous spirit to others, or his positive outlook on life.
He is survived by his mother, Margaret "Peg" McQuillen of LeRoy; his siblings, Patricia (David) Daansen of LeRoy, Mary Lynn (Richard) Jacko of Pittsburgh, PA, Stephen (Sheila) McQuillen of Stafford, Peter (Judy) McQuillen of LeRoy, Timothy (Sue) McQuillen of Byron and Amy (Jeff) Sturm of Erie, PA; his children, Joseph (Becky) McQuillen of FL and Jennifer (Jerod) Richardson-Crouch of FL, and their children; good friend, Maxine Balch of Rutland, VT, along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Robert in 1996.
Family and friends may call on Thursday from 4 ~ 7 P.M. at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Rd. (Rt. 19), LeRoy. His Rite of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy, with interment to follow in St. Francis Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Notre Dame High School, 73 Union Street, Batavia, N.Y. 14020
Your memories and condolences may be shared with Terry's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.