Wednesday, June 19, 2024


Joseph M. Quigley, 80

Joseph M. Quigley, formerly of Westport, died of cancer June 2 in Naples, Fla. He was 80. Image
Joseph Quigley: supported Staples wrestling program. Contributed photo

He was the son of the late Joseph and Ethel Quigley of Nutley, N.J. He encouraged participation in high school sports and was a supporter of the Staples High School wrestling program in the late 1980s.

He sponsored many off season wrestling activities for a group of high school athletes, including trips to out-of-state tournaments. His stepsons, Peter and Zach Cahill, were both state-open champions.

After graduation from Cornell University in 1954, he worked in information systems for Burroughs, IBM, Xerox, Continental Can, and Comsat Corp. He retired in 1992.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years Judith, her sons Peter and Zachary. His children, Michael, Laura, and David. His grandchildren, Martin, Daniel, Clover, Brian, Aidan, Jared, and William. His cousin, Phillip Feigel, and nephew, Phillip B. Feigel of Dallas, Texas.

A funeral mass will be held Saturday, July 28 at St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., Trumbull, CT. at 11 a.m. Reception to follow.

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