Over the weekend. long time supporter of Catholic Charities, George Quigley, passed away. Mr. Quigley, was a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, a former member of the Catholic Charities board, and dedicated volunteer in the Catholic Charities Fayetteville Office for more than 20 years. In 2014, Mr. Quigley received the Bishop F. Joseph Gossman Community Leadership and Service Award for his work giving back to the community as a volunteer. Click here for the full story from when Mr. Quigley received this award and see below for a video from the ceremony. Click here to read his obituary.

Quotes from Catholic Charities Staff

“We at Catholic Charities lost one of our own. We are grateful for the wisdom, talent and love that George shared with all whom he encountered. George’s legacy lives on in the work of Catholic Charities and the many agencies that he tirelessly supported in the Fayetteville community.”

– Lisa Perkins, Executive Director and former Fayetteville Regional Director

“George’s dedication to others, his love for people, call to service, and desire to assist our community was like none other. He taught us how to be assertive while remaining kind to everyone.”

– Wanda Collazo, Fayetteville Regional Director

“George left a legacy of a good example for all of us to follow. He is priceless.”

– Sara McCormick, Immigration Specialist (Fayetteville Office)

“He had a heart of gold and dedication to service.”

– Edith Droke, Clinical Family Support Specialist (Fayetteville Office)