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🇺🇸 Thomas Quirk, 68 – Served in US Coast Guard

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Thomas Raymond Quirk, Jr., 68, of Pottsville passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Schuylkill East.

Born in Pottsville on December 22, 1951, he was the son of the late Thomas R. and Shirley (Peffer) Quirk.

He attended St. John Catholic School and Pottsville Area High School.

Thomas served in the United States Coast Guard. He was a member of the AMVETS and the Buck Fever Rod and Gun Club.

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For many years he worked as a salesman and bartender in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Tom loved his family, nature, shooting pool, and playing poker.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother, Stephen Quirk.

He is survived by his sister, Patrice Quirk, Pottsville.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020, at Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 W. Market St., Pottsville. Interment will be held at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery, New Philadelphia.

Please visit to leave a condolence for the Quirk family.

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