Mary previously was a Nursing Home Administrator. She enjoyed making hand crafts, jewelry, and flower arrangements, was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling. She loved music, especially classical and opera.
She is survived by her husband Julius, daughter Kathy (Ben) Redman all of York, and daughter Susan Tanner of Syracuse, NY, step-children Mariann (Jeff) Millard of South Hadley, MA, Rita Prigioni (Larry Godding) of Parma, Italy, Julie (Jim) Reuss of Waukesha, WI, and Robert (Beth) Prigioni of Watertown, CT, eleven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and son Kevin Quirk.
Private graveside services will be held at a later date at Arborville Cemetery in Polk, NE. Memorials may be directed to ALS of the Heartland, Tabitha Hospice or Cornerstone Caregiving.