Sarah Quirk

Sarah A. Quirk

1944 - 2023

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Sarah A. Quirk of Churchville, NY, formerly of Spencerport, NY, passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at the age of 79.


Sarah is preceded in death by her mother, Sarah (Noto) DioGuardi; siblings, Sam (Delores) DioGuardi, Joseph DioGuardi, Patrick (Fran) DioGuardi, Charles (Nancy) DioGuardi, Ida (Gerald) Meek, Richard DioGuardi, Joann (Alan/ Richard) Sullivan/Prew, brother-in-law, Daniel Brennan, Anna (Jack) Sullivan, Donna DioGuardi, Carmine DioGuardi, and sister-in-law Dorothea DioGuardi.


Sarah is survived by her husband, James J. Quirk; sons, John (Kathy Callon) Quirk of Irondequoit, Timothy (Audrey) Quirk of Bergen, and Andrew (Dani DeVito) Quirk of Atlanta; grandchildren, Jesse Quirk, Timothy Quirk, Ximena Quirk, Fausto Quirk, Nicole (Kery) Schmidt, and Katelynn Callon; great grandchildren, Ryder, Dylan, and Mason; siblings, Julie Brennan, John (Peggy) DioGuardi, Tony DioGuardi, Sharon (Jim) Farrell; sisters-in-law, Josie DioGuardi and Roe DioGuardi; many beloved nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.


Born and raised in Mt. Morris, NY, Sarah was an accomplished secretary for the Spencerport Central School District, a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many. Sarah was an active member of Saint Brigid’s Catholic Church in Bergen, NY where she participated in many forms of service, including the Ladies of Charity, working as a greeter and lector, and she was a member of the Third Order Mercedarians. Sarah enjoyed reading, golfing, singing in a choir group called The Golden Notes, quilting, sewing, and making crafts. Sarah enjoyed traveling to visit friends and family around the country, and she wintered in Florida for many years.


Family and friends are welcome to call on Sunday, December 10th at Walker Brothers Funeral Home, 15 West Avenue, Spencerport, NY 14559 from 1-4 pm. Her Catholic funeral mass will be at 11 am on Monday December 11th at Saint Brigid’s Church, 18 Gibson Street, Bergen, NY 14416 with a reception to follow on site. Sarah will be laid to rest at Resurrection Garden Mausoleum in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Rochester, NY; interment is private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to OLV Charities Fr. Baker, 780 Ridge Rd., Lackawanna, NY 14218, online at, or to the charity of your choice.



1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, December 10, 2023
Walker Brothers Funeral Home
15 West Ave.
Spencerport, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, December 11, 2023
St. Brigid's Church
18 Gibson Street
Bergen, New York, United States