Janet Eastburn Quinn, of Blackwood, NJ, passed away peacefully at home on January 21, 2021 at the age of 89.
Born in West Grove, PA to the late Ferris D. Eastburn and Margaret B. Gregg, on September 27, 1931. She attended West Grove Methodist Church, and was baptized in 1942. While she was a member of the Methodist church she also faithfully attended West Grove Presbyterian Church each Sunday. She was a member of the choir and also played the piano as well as the church organ.
She Graduated from Avon Grove HS in 1949. While attending high school she played the saxophone and was a member of the Avon Grove Marching Band. After graduation she attended West Chester University in West Chester, PA and studied Accounting for one year at which time she began her career with the telephone company.
She started working for Bell Telephone in Kennett Square, PA in 1950. When she moved to Philadelphia, PA she continued working for Bell Telephone and eventually AT&T. She moved to Shamong, NJ in 1966 at which time she transferred to Bell Atlantic [NJ Bell]. After later working for AT&T she returned to what is now known as Verizon Communications where she retired after 43 years of service with Ma Bell.
In her personal time Janet loved to read. She also like to fly with her husband, travel and spend time with her family. She would knit & crochet when the children were young, making many of their clothing herself.
Janet was the beloved wife of the late Geoffrey D. Quinn. Devoted mother of the late Janet R. and her surviving husband William B. Sharpless, Sr. of West Grove, PA, Anne Marie [Jay] Montel of Blackwood, NJ and Jeffrey Quinn [Judy] of Shamong, NJ. Cherished grandmother of William B. [Carey] Sharpless II of Newark, DE, Miranda L. Quinn, Mykaela A. Quinn, Meladi M. Quinn and Mya I. Montel of Blackwood, NJ. Loving great-grandmother of Brayden and Kaleigh Sharpless of Newark, DE. Dear sister of Nancy A. [Harold] Sumner of Northport, FL.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 12pm-1pm at Foulk Funeral Home, 200 Rose Hill Rd, West Grove, PA. Service will follow at 1pm. For those who cannot attend, you are invited to watch the live stream funeral service via Zoom. She will be laid to rest at Oxford Cemetery, 200 N 3rd Street, Oxford, PA.
Should you wish to honor her memory with a donation, please consider Cooper Heart Institute, Cooper Foundation #401530, Three Cooper Plaza, Ste. 500, Camden, NJ 08103.
To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit www.kuzoandfoulkfh.com