Ernest John Quick, 81, of Clarksburg, Pa. (Conemaugh Twp.) passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022 in the home he built surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Wednesday, July 24, 1940 in Loyalhanna Twp. the son of the late David and Mildred Shirley Quick. He was a United States Army Veteran who enlisted in the army in 1957 and did his basic training at Fort Camp Mead in Maryland. He served in Germany until 1959. He loved to tell all his stories from the army, especially the one when he got to play the guitar with Elvis Presley. Before his retirement, he worked for Federal Laboratories in Saltsburg and retired from the Homer City Power Plant. He enjoyed playing his guitar, painting, wood crafting and taking his 1966 Coronet convertible to car shows. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Helen McMahon Quick of Clarksburg, his children; Mark Quick of Clarksburg, Lisa Savage and her husband, Mike, of Clarksburg, his granddaughter; Hailey Savage of Saltsburg ( Ernie was going to be a great grandpa in September); his sisters, Gloria Nagg and her husband, Chester “Chilo”, of Clarksburg and Beverly Hamilton and her husband, Jim, of Avonmore. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother; Wesley Quick and a sister; Sheryl Quick Willis. Funeral arrangements are private.
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