Catherine S. Quinn
March 7, 1949 ó April 6, 2016
Catherine S. Quinn of Delafield was born to eternal life Wednesday, April 6, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 67. Catherine was a registered art therapist, a talented artist and art teacher and a passionate lover of nature.
She was born in New York City on March 7, 1949, the only child of Stephen and Irene (nee Douglas) Jaworski. In 1967, she graduated at the top of her class from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Md. She earned her bachelorís degree with high distinction from the University of Michigan, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Catherine also received her diploma in French language from the University of Dijon in France. She then earned her masterís degree in art therapy from Mount Mary University. She was affiliated with Lake Country Fine Arts in Hartland, was an active member of the Wisconsin Art Therapy Association and was involved with the Audubon Society and the Hartland business community. A strong woman of faith, she was a member of St. Paulís Catholic Church in Genesee Depot and The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee. She was known for devoting her life to helping others. She will always be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be deeply missed.
She was the beloved wife of 46 years to Joseph Quinn of Delafield, the loving mother of Peter Joseph (Sara) Quinn of Madison, Mary Catherine Quinn of Chicago and Brian David Quinn of Madison, and the cherished grandmother of Maeve, who was the apple of her eye. She is further survived by a niece, a nephew, cousins, other relatives and dear friends.
Visitation will be held on Monday, April 11, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Paulís Catholic Church, S38W31602 Highway D, Genesee Depot, WI 53127 (corner of highways 83 and D). The Rev. Ralph Gross and the Very Rev. Jeff Haines will concelebrate. Burial will follow at St. Paulís Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Santas Without Chimneys at http://www.santaswithoutchimneys.org; Children Incorporated, P.O. Box 72848, North Chesterfield, VA 23235; Doctors Without Borders USA, Attn: Planned Giving, 333 Seventh Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001; or the Elmbrook Humane Society, 20950 Enterprise Ave., Brookfield, WI 53045.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-5474035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.