Lucille A. Quinn

Lucille A. Quinn

August 12, 1935 – April 7, 2021

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul; son, Christopher.  She is survived by daughter, Michele “Mimi” (Darold Bauer); sons, John R. “Jay” and Mark G. Quinn (Robin) all of Omaha, Nebraska; daughter-in-law-, Sharon Spotanski (fiancee, Jeff Sorensen) of Aurora, Nebraska; eight grandchildren: Abby Quinn of Cassville, Missouri, Bryce, Mallory, and Joe Quinn of Denver, Colorado, Steven Spotanski of Aurora, Nebraska, Kate Bauer (Joe Trapp), Erin Bauer, Caeli Rushing (Lathe); great granddaughters, Ivy Rose Rushing and Mika Trapp of Omaha, Nebraska; sisters: Claire Brunelle of Tampa, Florida, Connie King (Bob) of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, Jeanne Wiers of Chicopee, Massachusetts; numerous nieces and nephews.

VISITATION observing CDC guidelines: Friday, April 9th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL:  Saturday, April 10th at 10:30am at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 15353 Pacific Street.  Interment: Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church or to Hospice House-Josie Harper Residence, 7415 Cedar Street, Omaha, NE 68124.

To view live broadcasts of the Vigil Service, Mass, and Graveside Services, please go to and click the “View Live Cast” button on our home page.


 Lucille Quinn went to be with her Lord on April 7, 2021 after a brief illness.

Marie Lucille Agnes (Soucy) Quinn was born to Joseph Aurean Soucy and Rose Amanda (Beaulac) Soucy on August 12, 1935 in Chicopee, Massachusetts.  She graduated from Assumption Catholic Church in Chicopee and received a degree from Forsyth School of the Dental Hygienists at Tuffs College, Boston, Massachusetts.  She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha with a degree in social work and concentration in gerontology.

Lucille married Paul James Quinn on May 17, 1958 in Chicopee.  They were married sixty years and together raised four children while living in Boston and Canton, Massachusetts; Oldbridge, New Jersey; Darien, Connecticut; and Omaha, Nebraska, where they moved in 1974.

A devout Catholic, Lucille never questioned her faith.  She attended French Catholic Schools and grew up speaking French long before learning English.  She was devoted to her children and grandchildren and especially loved family gatherings during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Nebraska football season.  Each of her children and their families benefitted from a close relationship with her.  Lucille and Paul enjoyed travel to England, France, Japan, and the Caribbean.  Most of all, she cherished their visits to Massachusetts, Florida, and Maine to be with her sisters, their families, and Paul’s family.

Outside of their home, Lucille was active in the League of Women Voters: as a realtor and broker with Byron Reed Company; and as a supervisor at FDR.  She relished her 22 years long career and her many friends at Marriott Worldwide Reservation Center in Omaha.






  • Kevin and Eileen Darby Posted April 8, 2021 4:28 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you all.

  • Sally Jo Holm Posted April 8, 2021 6:17 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Lucille was such a shining light in the lives of everyone who knew her. She will be greatly missed.

  • Betty Sutton Posted April 8, 2021 6:23 pm

    Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your mother.

  • Donna Simonson Posted April 8, 2021 6:44 pm

    Mayor and family you are all in our thoughts at this difficult time! I know how special your mom was to you. Lots of good memories! Donna Simonson

  • David Brunelle Posted April 8, 2021 6:51 pm

    God Bless you all. ❤️

  • Dale Brunelle Posted April 8, 2021 7:40 pm

    I love you, Aunt Lu.

  • Gladys Demson Posted April 8, 2021 8:15 pm

    My sincere condolences to the family, Lucille was and still is very special to me she will always have a piece of my heart. Met her through Marriot she always had a hug and a smile for me and others. Fly high and I know your with Jesus smiling down on us. Love you Lucille.

  • Ed Lebeda Posted April 9, 2021 5:03 pm

    My condolences to all of the Quinn family. Missing you very much.

  • Steven Brunelle Posted April 10, 2021 8:42 am

    Thank you for giving me the opportunity to say goodbye to my beloved aunt Lou through the virtual vigil my sincerest condolences to the family. I love you all and miss you dearly.

  • Debbie Armbrust Posted April 12, 2021 6:41 pm

    May your memories lighten your heart. Peace to you and your family.

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