BEVERLY — Ellen Christina (Buffett) Quigley, 93, beloved wife of the late Dennis F. Quigley Jr., passed away peacefully on the early morning of Monday, October 1, at her home. Born and lived her entire life in Beverly Cove, she is the daughter of the late William J. and Margaret J. (Horan) Buffett.
Ellen was a graduate of Beverly High School, class of 1936. She was employed at the New England Telephone Company and then for 27 years, was the manager of the Beverly Municipal Federal Credit Union, where she was lovingly referred to as “Ma Quigley” by all the city of Beverly employees.
Ellen is survived by one son, Kevin Quigley and his wife Patricia of New Hampshire; four daughters, Ann Wells of Beverly, Marie O’Connor and her husband Dr. Thomas O’Connor of Amherst, N.Y., Sharon Anderson and her husband Mark of Beverly and Noreen Hennigan and her husband Oliver Jr. of Vienna, Va.; 13 grandchildren; Patrick Wells, Lisa Irwin, Siobhan O’Connor, Flannery (O’Connor) Lancaster, Thomas O’Connor, Greg Anderson, John-Paul Anderson, Kristopher Quigley, Emily and Sarah Quigley, Trey, Will and Grace Hennigan; eight great grandchildren, Nick, Courtney, Erika, Henry, Emma, Jamison, Bailey and Avery; and two nephews, Bob Trudeau and Jim Trudeau. She is predeceased by her sisters, Rita Buffett and Nora Trudeau; and two sisters-in-law, Sadie Quigley and Anna Quigley.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary Star of the Sea Parish, 253 Cabot Street, Beverly, on Thursday at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the Campbell-Lee, Moody Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly (North Beverly Location) on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m.. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Beverly. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made in Ellen’s Memory to Saint Mary Star of the Sea Parish, 253 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.