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Alfred "Alfie" Quinn


Alfred "Alfie" Quinn

PLEASE NOTE:::   This service has been changed from a graveside on Friday to a Funeral Service on Sunday.

Alfred "Alfie" Quinn, 77 years of age, of Springhill, passed away peacefully at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Sunday, October 7, 2018. 

He was the eldest son of the late John & Della (Reid) Quinn.

Alfie worked in the Syndicate Mine in Springhill and also River Hebert mines. Alfie worked for A.H. Brown Funeral Home, doing work in Hillside Cemetery for 32 years. He enjoyed the out doors, hunting , fishing and camping.

Alfie will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Bessie; daughters, Mary Quinn of B.C.,  Elizabeth "Liz" Quinn (Greg Tower) of Springhill, son, Ricky Quinn of Springhill Junction; brother, Robert " Bob"  Quinn (Jean) of Springhill; six grandchildren, two great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Leo; sisters Barbara and Lila; niece Tracey Quinn-Burgess.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of A.H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane St., Springhill, NS (902-597-2361). A funeral service will be held for Alfie on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 2 pm, Lieutenant Stephen Toynton and Lieutenant Rosalyn Toynton officiating, from A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS.  His ashes will be committed in the Hillside Cemetery, immediately following the funeral service.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made the L.A. Animal Shelter or charity of your choice.

Sharing of memories  and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Alfie's online memorial through the A.H. Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page or at

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Service Date
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Service Time
2 p.m.
Service Location
A H Brown Funeral Home, Springhill, NS

Burial Date
Following the funeral
Burial Location
Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS

Requested Charity
L.A. Animal Shelter, Choice