QUINLAN, Mortimer 'Mort' Joseph

With family by his side, at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, on Monday October 22nd, 2018. Mort in his 86th year. Beloved husband of the late Frances (née Pigott). Loving father of Anne, Michael and wife Lanchi, David and wife Carolann, and Kevin and wife Tamara. Dear grandfather of Daniel, Claire, Sean, Kayla, Joshua, Alyssa and Olivia. Great grandfather of Lillianna. Mort is also survived by his sister Eileen Conway of Ireland, brother-in-law Liam Pigott and many nieces and nephews. During these past few years, Mort received kind, compassionate care from PSW’s Michelle and Darcy, and support persons Dianne and Ann. The family wishes to thank the many people in the local health care community who provided Mort with wonderful care. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King St. E., Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Thursday from 6 - 8 p.m. Service time in the funeral home chapel is at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 26th, 2018 with reception to follow. Private interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Whitby. Donations in memory of Mort to Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at makfuneralhome.com.

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  • Oct 23, 2018

    Sue and Bob Pasquill and family
    Dear Anne and family,
    So sorry for your loss.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.
  • Oct 24, 2018

    Karl Moher
    Dear Family:
    Sorry to hear of your loss of Mort.  I am sure that the memory of his Irish humour over the years will help to provide support to you over the weeks and months ahead.  I certainly enjoyed working with Mort at Bell in Oshawa for a number of years.
    Karl Moher
  • Oct 24, 2018

    Greg Thomson
    Dear Kevin and family, 
    Please accept my condolences for your family's loss.
  • Oct 24, 2018

    Jackie Pigott
    Ann, Kevin, Michael, David and families, The blessing is that your Dad isn't suffering anymore, but the world has lost a very special man. I only knew him before he became sick: The man who put his family first. Such a loving and proud father and a husband who loved and cherished Fran, you're Mom, whole heartedly. The man that was always welcoming and generous of nature. Always a gentleman. I am so sorry for your loss. Love you guys, Jackie Pigott.
  • Oct 25, 2018

    Liam Pigott
    Dear Ann, Michael, Kevin and David,
    We are deeply sorry for your loss. I have very fond memories of Uncle Mort; especially spending time with him and all of you at the cottage when I was a kid and riding those ATCs. I also remember Uncle Mort teaching me lessons about nature which have stayed with me all of these years. He was a good man and a wonderful uncle. It brings me comfort to know that Aunt Fran and Uncle Mort are united. They're a magnificent couple. You are all in our thoughts.
    Love Liam, Erin, Marley and Lauren.
  • Oct 25, 2018

    Rose and John Cairns
    We are so sorry to hear about Mort's passing.  He was a good man.
  • Oct 25, 2018

    The Montgpmery Family
    Kevin, Tamara, Olivia and Family
    We are sorry for your loss
    Please accept our condolences and heart felt thoughts.
    Sending warm hugs.
    The Montgomery Family
  • Oct 25, 2018

    Helen Murphy
    We wish to offer our deepest sympathy  to all the family.Love from Helen, Mortimer, Margaret and Michael.(I haveb been trying to send emails unsuccessfully)
  • Oct 25, 2018

    Helen Murphy
    Sincere sympathy to you all. We have lovely memories of Murts visits to Dooks.He was so kind and handsome.You are in our thoughts and prayers.
      Your Dooks cousins
  • Oct 26, 2018

    Victoria McManus
    Dear Kevin and Family, 
    I was saddened to learn of Mort’s passing and would like to offer you and your family my deepest and most sincere condolences. Take comfort that your mom and dad are together, once again. 
  • Oct 26, 2018

    Bruce MacKimmie
    Our sincerest condolences and heartfelt sympathies to Anne, Michael, David, Kevin & Family.                                                
    The Bell/BTS/Expertech/Transervice Members of UNIFOR Local 28
  • Oct 26, 2018

  • Oct 27, 2018

    Jim Winn
    To the Family very sorry for your loss
    Mort was a great guy with that Irish witt. I only knew him for 6 months in the late 70's, when we worked & lived together for Bell in Saudi Arabia .
    Mort was a great person.
  • Oct 30, 2018

    Dave Folson
    My sincere condolences to the family of Mort..He was a great friend and a great person..I loved this guy very much.  I spoke to him just a few months ago. He called me numerous times when my dear wife Mary passed away and I appreciated it so much.   Dave Folson, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Nov 2, 2018

    Fred Belliveau
    I well remember Mr. Quinlan from the year I coached Kevin in CYO hockey many years ago. Kevin was always polite and respectful so he obviously was raised very well. The one item that comes to mind however was at the end of the season. Our team won the A division and we also had the top scorer. Kevin joined us halfway through the season and was clearly the best player in the league, however the head of the league told me that they wanted to give the MVP award to a player on another team as we had taken the other two league awards. I could see the reasoning and discussed this with Mr. Quinlan and he agreed. We gave Kevin the news and he was fine with it. Great maturity for a ten year old and again showed the fine influences he had at home

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