Methuen — Theresa A. (McAuliffe) Quinlan, 80, of Methuen, died Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. She was the wife of the late Edward F. Quinlan.
Born on May 3, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Florence A. and Mary (Horle) McAuliffe. Theresa graduated from Lawrence High School. She worked at Wang Laboratories in Lowell and then as an examiner for the Internal Revenue Service in Andover for many years until her retirement.
Theresa will be deeply missed by her three sons, Kevin Quinlan of Methuen, Brian Quinlan of Brattleboro, Vt., and James Quinlan and his wife, Leslie, of Methuen; eight grandchildren, Neil, Brad, Michael, Jimmy, Erin, Jacqueline, Lori, and Sara; two great-granddaughters, Jaida and Ava; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of the family, all services will be private and under the direction of the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street in Methuen. Memorial contributions may be made in Theresa’s memory to the Lahey Clinic, Philanthropy, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805. To share a condolence with the Quinlan family, go to www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Quinlan family.