Evelyn Jacquinot Quell also known as "Sis", passed away April 6, 2020 at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. She was formerly married to Robert Quell Jr. for 30 years.
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Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Charles and Alice Dempsey Jacquinot, she was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Church in Scranton.
Evelyn was a great homemaker and her baked goods were 2nd to none. She was an avid reader and enjoyed volunteering. She was a member of the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts auxiliaries, volunteered for Meals on Wheels, fostered children, and volunteered at Father Picards homeless shelter. Evelyn was a doting grandmother who adored her family more than anything else in this world. She was always well dressed with a pair of earrings to match any outfit and passed out an instant lottery ticket to anyone who needed a smile. She was a ray of sunshine to all who were lucky enough to know her.
Surviving are her three children, Robert Quell III, Debra Doyle, and Alice Davis and her companion Edward Blackledge all of Scranton: Grandchildren, Tara McGurrin and husband Michael, Clarks Summit, Kelly Norieka and husband Michael, Scranton, Timothy Davis Jr., Clarks Summit, and Alexius Davis and fiance´ Corey Zuil, Jefferson TWP; six great-grandchildren Michael and Bella Norieka, Emily, Molly and Michael McGurrin, Lillianna Zuill; three brothers Tom Hickey and wife Jane, Bethlehem, Joseph Hickey, Belvidere NJ, Gerard Jacquinot Sr. and wife Maryanne, Scranton, Goddaughter Sr. Maryalice Jacquinot, IHM Scranton; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son in laws Leo Doyle Jr. and James McNulty; three sisters Anne Jacquinot, Alice Hickey, Jean McCue; and one brother Carl Hickey
Memorial contributions can be made to Meals On Wheels, Scranton 541 Wyoming Ave. Scranton, PA 18509.
Due to the current health crisis burial services will be private at Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.