November 20, 1941 - August 3, 2021
Smithton- Roger James Quirin, 79, of Smithton, passed away at 8:53 PM, Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at his home. Roger was born on November 20, 1941, in Millstadt to Martin and Marie (Roos) Quirin. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Once honorably discharged, he began a long career as a machinist and retired in Smithton. He was catholic and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Smithton. More than anything he enjoyed spending time with his beloved dog and best friend- “Snickerdoodle”. In addition to walking and hiking with “Snickerdoodle”, he enjoyed going to yard sales with his cousin Jim and going to casinos playing poker and slot machines. He was a caring and organized man who loved his grandkids and spending time in his garden and feeding squirrels. He will be dearly missed. Survivors include his beloved “Snickerdoodle”; sons- Roger James Quirin, II and wife Veronica of Boulder City, NV, Matt Quirin and wife Kerri of Mabelvale, AR; daughters- Rusti Gray and husband Gary of Noonan, CA and Sally Eckels and husband Jack of Temple, TX and son Michael Douglas of Arnold, MO , 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, sister- Elaine Sodam and husband Jerry of Fishers, IN and brother- Mark Quirin and wife Rene of Belleville, and very special cousin- Jim Quirin of Swansea. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter- Cheryl Ann Quirin, son- Brian King, brother- Frances Quirin and sister- Mary Ann Kennedy. Roger will be cremated and memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial arrangements were entrusted to Leesman Funeral Home in Millstadt. Memorial donations are suggested to a Humane Society of the donor’s choice and will be accepted at the funeral home. For more information, please visit www.leesmanfuneralhome.com.
Smithton- Roger James Quirin, 79, of Smithton, passed away at 8:53 PM, Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at his home. Roger was born on November 20, 1941, in Millstadt to Martin and Marie (Roos) Quirin. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.... View Obituary & Service Information
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