Published On: Wed, May 13th, 2015

Evelyn F. Quinlan Obituary


Evelyn F. Quinlan

October 14, 1923 – May 10, 2015


Evelyn Schmidt Quinlan, age 91, passed on to be with her Lord on May 10, 2015.  Evelyn was a beloved mother, a fiercely patriotic Navy Veteran and an avid dancer.  She was looking forward to a joyful reunion with her family who have proceeded her in death.  Husband Edgar Quinlan, also a Navy Veteran, and her sons Wayne and Brad; as well as her parents Ernie and Florence Schmidt have welcomed her home.

Evelyn is survived by her son, Scott, daughter-in-law, Rita, and their children, Bret and Kinsey Quinlan of Alva.  She will be missed by her favorite dancing partner, Peter Petritis and her friends at Fountaincrest in Lehigh Acres.

She also leaves behind family on Florida’s East Coast, including grandchildren Shane Quinlan, Stacy Quinlan and her son, Noah.  She will be missed by Debbie Quinlan McElroy, step granddaughter Kelly Langlois Lavender and Kelly’s daughter Kyla.  Friends from Whitehall in Boca Raton will also feel her absence.

Evelyn will be honored in a graveside service held 1:00PM, Friday, May 22, 2015 at the Boca Raton Municipal Cemetery, 451 SW 4th Ave, Boca Raton, 33432.  In reference, this is located by the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Evelyn’s honor may be made to her favorite charity with which she honored her son, Brad’s, life.  Donations may be made to:  Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, 2nd Floor, Bethesda, MD 20814.


Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.

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