Edward C. McQuillen, 86, of Mansfield, Ohio, passed away at his daughter's home on Saturday, May 16, 2020. He was born in Mansfield on October 6, 1933, to the late Earl and Blanche (Diveny) McQuillen.
Edward was a Mansfield Senior High graduate. He was a U.S. Army veteran and proudly served in the Korean War. He retired from working at Crane Manufacturing. Edward was known as a great story teller. He liked the outdoors and loved to go fishing. He played baseball and basketball in his younger years and later coached sports at the Friendly House.
Edward is survived by his children, Julie Hughett, Edward McQuillen, James (Brandi) McQuillen and Joyanna (Bryan) McGathey; 11 grandchildren, Brooke Woods, Joshua Hughett, Ryan Hughett, Danielle Kubasek, Ciara Briggs, Carson McQuillen, Connor McQuillen, Heather Lux, Michael Kissiar, Jennifer Mohler, and Kandice Mekoleske; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; brother, Harold McQuillen; sisters, Billie Urie and Kay Scadova; and his beloved dog, Daisy.
In addition to his parents, Edward is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Phyllis (Lorentz) McQuillen; and brothers and sisters, Eileen, Dorothy, Eva, Earl Jr., Donna, Leslie, Joann, Edward and John.
The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to their granddaughter, Brooke Woods, who took special care of Edward. Memorial contributions may be made to North Central Ohio Hospice. The Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors is honored to have served the family.
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