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John W. Quick

May 5, 2022

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John W. Quick, 76, of White Lane, Ashland, passed away May 5, 2022, at the Broad Mountain Nursing Center, Frackville.  Born in Ashland, June 11, 1945, he was the son of the late John and Leona White Quick.  He attended the former Butler Township High School, Fountain Springs.  He later served in the U.S. Army, as an Expert Rifleman and a truck driver in Okinawa.  During his service time, he also completed the Army’s cooking course in Fort Polk, Louisiana.  John was employed 34 years as a truck driver for the Tri State Envelope Corporation of Ashland, until his retirement.  He attended Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, Ashland, and was a member of the American Fire Company, Fountain Springs, V.F.W. Post #7654, Ashland, and he was also one of the founders of the Broad Mountain Four Wheelers. John was an avid model train collector. Preceding him in death was a brother, Barry Quick, passing in January 3, 2022.


Wife:  Ada Schrepple, married 56 years

Daughter:  Denise wife of Melvin Mastishin, Fountain Springs

Son:  John E. Quick, Fountain Springs

Brother:  Ivan Quick and his wife Sandy, Ashland

Grandchildren:  Melvin J. Mastishin, Andreanna Mastishin, Laci Quick, and John G. Quick.

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Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life funeral service, May 10, at 11 AM, in the Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, 1323 Centre St., Ashland.  Officiating will be Rev. Dean Luther, pastor of the Zion’s Reformed United Church of Christ, Ashland.  Interment with military honors will follow in Christ Church Cemetery, Fountain Springs.  A viewing will begin at 9 AM until service time.  Memorials made be made to the Hillside SPCA, Hillside Road, Pottsville, PA  17901. Visit  

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May 10, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home

Ashland, PA 17921

Celebration of Life
May 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home

Ashland, PA 17921

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