September 22, 2014

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Bishop Quinn dies at Westlake home

PHOTO: DIOCESE OF CLEVELAND

PHOTO: DIOCESE OF CLEVELAND

The Most Rev. A. James Quinn, auxiliary bishop emeritus of Cleveland, died Friday morning at his home in Westlake, according to the Diocese of Cleveland.

The Diocese said the cause of death was apparent natural causes. Quinn was 81.

Quinn was born April 8, 1932, and ordained a priest of the Diocese on May 24, 1958, according to the Diocese. He was appointed as an auxiliary bishop on Oct. 14, 1983, and he was ordained bishop on Dec. 5, 1983. He retired June 14, 2008.

He resided at Saint Ladislas Parish in Westlake, according to the Diocese.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been set.