John Quincy Driscoll

John Quincy Driscoll,
47, of Belleville, Illinois, born Friday, December 4, 1964, in Granite City, IL, died Friday, October 12, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, Illinois.

John worked as an over the road truck driver and was later employed at Walgreens. He was a 1983 graduate from Belleville West High School and a United States Navy veteran.  

Surviving are his:

  • Parents: Richard R. and, Elizabeth nee Uhlean Driscoll of Belleville, IL
  • Brothers
    • Michael (Doris) Driscoll of Alhambra, IL
    • Patrick (Joan) Driscoll of Freeburg, IL
    • Richard B. (Sydney) Driscoll of Belleville, IL
    • Lawrence (Maura) Driscoll of Rollinsford, NH
  • Sister: Erin DeVore and  Boyfriend Kelly Knight of O'Fallon, IL
  • Nieces & Nephews
    • Ryan (Fiancee Val Korte) Driscoll
    • Angela (Kevin) Fosnock
    • Molly (Kyle) Thornton
    • Wyatt Driscoll
    • Kayla DeVore
    • Karlie DeVore
  • Great Niece: Tabitha Fosnock
  • Great Nephew: Liam Thornton
  • 2 beloved cats: Sophie & Sally

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Humane Society

Visitation:  Friends may call from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 7:00 pm Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Dr. Doug Cripe officiating.  Private family interment will be held.

Condolences left for John Quincy Driscoll:

    Words cannot express how much I miss you. I know that you are no longer hurting. You fought such a great fight John, but now you're needed up above. I love you always and forever. Watch over us and you and Nany are now together again. Love you brother!

    Erin DeVore OFallon IL 62269

    To John's family; Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time of need. May the memories help you to smile and to heal. Know in your hearts that God received a very kind, genuine, true friend to be an Angel to watch over us all. God Bless! Friends from TR's.

    Lori Schutzenhofer Smithton Illinois 62285

    To my Uncle Dick, Aunt Betty and all my cousins....I am so sorry for your loss of John. Such a young and good cousin and friend to be taken away so early. I love you all!

    Deanna Rogers Ingalls Indiana 46048

    Uncle Dick and Aunt Bette,
    I am sorry to hear of the passing of John. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Teresa Driscoll Eiler Wabash Indiana 46992

    I miss you brother

    Rick Driscoll Belleville IL 62220

    To Betty and her family:
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. John was such a good son to Betty. Betty I'm thinking of you. All of you are in my prayers, especially John. -Lisa Golden

    Lisa Golden Fairfield Ohio 45014

    Dear Driscoll Family:

    I was sorry to hear of John's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I was a former classmate at West with John.
    Rest in Peace John.

    Susie Dahm Gray

    Susie Dahm Gray Swansea IL 62226

    John, You will be missed by all of your Navy shipmates. It was a gift to have reconnected with you for the last several years and to be able to share stories and pick on you again like the old days. Rest in peace and may fair winds and following seas be with you.....


    Sandra Parker

    To John's family; I am sorry to hear of the passing of John,our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. As kids we would cruise west main street for hours. I know he is in heaven smiling, cruising the strip.

    Duane Crouch Charlotte North Carolina 28027

    To John's family, I am very sorry to hear of John's passing. Please accept my deepest sympathy. I will always remember John as my friend.
    Sincerely, Timothy Biehl

    Timothy Biehl Smithton Il 62285

    BRAVO ZULU John, never forgotten Shipmate, Haze Grey and Underway to a new Port of Call, Salutes...

    Douglas J LaLiberte MR1, USN Ret. Jacksonville Florida 32246

    Betty, Dick and family so sorry for your loss. Our thought are with you.
    Carl & Wonda Karibian and Lois

    Carl Karibian Belleville IL 62226

    Fair Winds and Following Seas, John. You were a ray of sunshine to everyone who met you. You will be greatly missed.I'm proud to have served with you and you were a dear friend. My Condolences are with your family. Dale English

    J. Dale English (MR2) Paducah Ky 42003

    Betty and Family:
    Prayers and blessings for the entire family. Another angel in heaven.

    Chris & Lisa Rolen Red Bud IL 62278

    I love you uncle John! I'm at TRS listening to your favorite song and drinking a stag in your honor! I love you!

    Wyatt Driscoll Belleville Il 62220