Dorothy Carr Quinn, of Newport passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Newport Hospital. A native Newporter she was born on June 5, 1928 and was the daughter of Raymond H. Carr Sr. and Irene Diggles Carr. She was predeceased by her three older brothers, Robert F. Carr, Raymond H, Carr Jr. and Joseph E. Carr and also by two of her five children, Christopher J. Quinn and Matthew J. Quinn.
She is survived by her daughter, Charlene Q. Dunn, Charlestown, RI and two sons, Charles S. Quinn Jr., Warwick, RI and Mark R, Quinn, Newport, RI. Missing their grandmother are Georgia (Dunn) Faillace, Phillip Quinn, Cynthia (Quinn) Schuster, Alex Quinn, Tyler Levesque, Lily Quinn, Jonathan Harlow, Christy Bruck, Kerry Quinn and Jenny Quinn and eleven great grandchildren.
Dorothy attended St. Catherine’s in Newport and was a life long parishioner of St. Mary’s Church. A much-travelled military wife she later happily settled back in Newport. Dee Dee was a devoted mother and grandmother and an avid sports fan of the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots and Celtic teams. She loved to read mysteries and legal thrillers and do crosswords. In earlier years she was an accomplished amateur bowler winning several trophies.
Calling hours will be 8:30 to 9:30 am on Friday, July 8 at O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St, Newport followed by a 10 am funeral mass at St. Mary’s Church, Spring St., Newport followed by burial at St. Columba Cemetery, 465 Brown’s Lane, Middletown.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in her memory to the Newport Hospital Foundation, 11 Friendship St., Newport, RI 02840.