Tonawanda News


June 11, 2014

Betty Lou Quigley

BUFFALO — Betty Lou Quigley, 91, of Buffalo, NY and formerly of Tonawanda, NY and Grampian, PA, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at Kenmore Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, NY.

Born on January 30, 1923 in Grampian, PA, she was the daughter of the late Dean and Ruth (Fleming) Haley.

Mrs. Quigley was a graduate of the E.J. Meyer Hospital School of Nursing in Buffalo, NY, where she became a registered nurse. Her nursing career spanned nearly 40 years. During that time she was employed as an intensive care nurse and later became the Director of Nursing at the Sheridan Manor Nursing Home in Kenmore, NY.

She received the Excellence in Nursing Care Award for her work, along with various other    honors over the years.

Mrs. Quigley is survived by four children, Carol A. Hansen and her husband, Hal, of Quincy, MA; Bernard W. Quigley of Hamburg, NY; Ruth E. Dillingham and her husband, Scott, of Cazenovia, NY; and Michael T. "Buck" Quigley and his wife, Heather, of Buffalo, NY; three grandchildren, Michael B. Quigley and his wife, Lindsey; Sean D. Quigley and Sophia C. Quigley; sisters-in-law, Alice McConnell and Helen Waterloo; and brother-in-law, William Waterloo. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bernard T. Quigley, whom she married on December 21, 1945 in Yuma, AZ, and who died on February 20, 2010; sister, Elizabeth Hoyt Wilson and daughter-in-law, Frances Quigley.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at           St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church in Grampian, PA, with Rev Mark J. Mastrian           officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Friends will be received at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc., 300 State St., Curwensville, PA on Friday from 2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM, and on Saturday from 9:30-10:30 AM, when the procession will leave for the church. The holy rosary will be recited on Friday at the funeral home at 3:00 PM. A vigil service will also be said on Friday at 8:00 PM, at the funeral home.

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