John P. Quincannon Jr. ’80
John Patrick Quincannon, Jr., 60, passed away unexpectedly as a result of a heart attack on Aug. 12, 2017. John was born in Portland on Jan. 15, 1957, the son of the late John P. and Katherine (Foley) Quincannon.
He graduated from Portland High School in 1976, and went on to study Marine Engineering at the Maine Maritime Academy, graduating with the Class of 1980. John was a member of the Marine Engineer’s Beneficial Association (MEBA) Union. He sailed with the American Trading and Shipping Company out of New York and also with Texaco, until joining MEBA. He sailed with MEBA for over 20 years before retiring in 2013 due to health issues.
John was a life-long contributor to the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Maine, and was a communicant of the former St. Patrick’s Church.
He is survived by his sister, Anne Q. Garthwaite and husband Gerald of Gorham, brother, Stephen Quincannon and wife Helen of Buxton; niece, Katherine Bressette and husband Jay of Buxton, nephews, Jason Quincannon and wife Felicia of New Gloucester, and Stephen Quincannon of Buxton. He is also survived by many grand-nieces, grand-nephews; and cousins.
John’s family would like to thank the many friends and neighbors, especially Ronnie Perry, who were supportive of John and his dog, Bailey.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 at St. Pius X Church, 492 Ocean Avenue, Portland. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Broadway, South Portland. Arrangements are under the direction of the
Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Home
172 State Street