Born on Aug. 5, 1934, in Queens, NY, John was the son of the late Raymond and Wallie Brown Quigley.
John was a chauffeur for Rockaway Playland in Rockaway, NY. John loved playing Santa Claus for the foster kids.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Dawn Quigley, who passed away on October 8, 2015, his daughter, Rose Marie Williams, his sister, Gloria Zollner, brother, Norman Quigley, and his granddaughter, Keisha Murphy and grandson, Matthew Horvath.
John is survived by his children, Robin Kesely, Kenneth Quigley, Melissa Rhodes and her husband, Fred, Marsha Murphy and her husband, Eric Peterson, and Monica Horvath, all of Phillipsburg. Also, he is survived by his sisters, Ilene and Loretta, along with 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, July 8, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Finegan Funeral Home, 302 Heckman St. Phillipsburg, NJ, followed by a service at 1 p.m.