Kenneth John Quill died peacefully, surrounded by his family, May 10, 2022, in Naples Florida. He was 83 years old. Ken was a proud resident of South Boston where he attended Gate of Heaven Catholic School. He worked as a Sales/Branch Manager at A.B. Dick Company, Waltham, MA, a major American copier manufacturer and office supply company of the 20th Century and was the Co-Owner of Automated Business Products of Worcester MA before retiring in 1997 to Naples, Florida. Kenneth enjoyed sailing around the Boston Harbor and the Cape and Islands of MA and enjoyed numerous trips with his wife to places like Aruba, Russia, Alaska, Ireland, China, Japan, Ireland, and Thailand. He also enjoyed Boston Symphony Orchestra concerts and attending Boston sport’s games. After retirement Ken went on several adventurous trips. He took a three week trek up the Himalayan Mountains to Mount Everest Base Camp. He went hiking the Swiss and Italian Alps with his daughters on separate trips and enjoyed skiing the Canadian Rockies with his son. He took a bike trek down the Rhine River in Austria at the conclusion of the trip, he attended the Vienna Boys Choir concert, and participated in an archeological dig at Hadrian’s Wall in Northern England. Beloved son of the late Dorothy M. (Abbott) and James C. Quill of Canton. Devoted husband for over 58 years of M. Jean (Doone) Quill of Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada. Loving father of Elizabeth Quill and her husband Kevin O’Neill of Quincy MA, Alison Quill of Boston MA, Sean Quill of Jupiter FL. Loving step-grandfather of Tess and Aubrie O’Neill. Loving brother of Eleanor Lenox of Englewood, FL, Edward Quill of Pembroke, MA, Virginia Smith of Bradenton, FL, and the late James Quill of Canton, MA, Dorothy Morrison of Canton, MA and Marguerite Bosman of Fort Myers, FL. He is also survived by many cousins, nephews and nieces throughout the US and Canada. Visiting hours at the Pushard Family Funeral Home Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 4-7 PM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, May 20th at 10 AM in St. Oscar Romero Catholic Church 700 Washington St., Canton. Interment Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Canton. In lieu of flowers the family welcomes donations to Alzheimer’s Association or Avow Hospice.
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