Iona "Sparky" N. (Newcomer) Quigley

Born: Wed., Dec. 21, 1927
Died: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Wed., Jan. 30, 2019
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 30, 2019
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

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     Iona N. "Sparky" Quigley, 91, of Mifflintown, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019, at Brookline Manor.

     She was born Dec. 21, 1927, in Boiling Springs.

     She is survived by one son, Donald "Butch" Quigley, Jr. and wife, Vicky, of Honey Grove, a daughter-in-law, Nancy Quigley of Thompsontown, five granddaughters, Rae Bossinger, Kristi Ehrenzeller, Michelle Starr, Jill Condo, and Angela Quigley-Jones, twelve great-grandchildren and one sister, Shirley Madison of Carlisle Springs.

     She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald W. Quigley on April 22, 1989, one son, Michael P. Quigley on Feb. 15, 2004, her father, Paul Newcomer, and her mother, Thelma Coon.

     Sparky graduated from Boiling Springs High School and was very proud of her perfect attendance record for all 12 years and of her involvement in basketball and as a drum majorette. She was also active in the Carlisle Town Band.

     She worked at the Mifflintown Pharmacy for many years.

     She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Mifflin.

     Sparky and her husband enjoyed going to their cabin in Carlisle and she loved sports and attending her grandchildren's events. She treasured her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

     Her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Dan Kerlin, officiating. Interment will be in Westminster Cemetery, Carlisle.

     There will be a viewing from 10 a.m. until the time of the services on Wednesday at the funeral home.

     In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, PO Box F, Mifflin, PA 17058.

     Condolences may be left at

Charitable donations may be made in Iona "Sparky"'s memory to the following organization:

Trinity United Methodist Church
PO Box F, Mifflin, PA 17058

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Wanda Walters
   Posted Sat January 26, 2019
I was very sorry to hear about Sparky's death. I was in school with Mike and my son's shoveled her driveway. I always remember her as friendly to all she met.
Please accept my condolences.
Revelation 21:4

Evelyn and Dick Kauffman
   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Sincere sympathy to the Quigley Family.

Sincerely, Evelyn (Quigley) Kauffman, Kay, Abby, Natalie and Bill

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