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October 10, 2020

Emilie McIntyre

Emilie (Schafstler) McIntyre, of Quincy, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 10, 2020.  Beloved wife of the late John L. McIntyre Jr.  Devoted mother of Christopher J. McIntyre of Quincy and his wife the late Dr. Elizabeth Hingston, and the late Patricia Ellen McIntyre and John L. McIntyre III.  Born in Hohenlinden, Germany she was the daughter of the late George and Anne Schafstler.  Emilie was raised on a farm, and was educated in Germany.  She worked in the Southern Province of Germany for American, German, and English intelligence.  This is where she met her husband, John and she later returned to the United States with him to start their family.  Emilie never lost the skills and talents of her younger days on the farm, and for many years grew all of her own fruits and vegetables, and made all her own jelly, preserves, and wine.  Emilie authored the book “Valhalla’s Wake” in 1987, and was a member of the Writers Guild of America.  For many years, Emilie was an Assistant Buyer with Macy’s Department Stores.  Emilie was a Gold Star Mother.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Monday October 19, from 9:00-10:15 AM in the Keohane Funeral Home, 785 Hancock St., QUINCY, followed by a Funeral Mass at Divine Mercy Parish in St. Ann’s Church, Quincy at 10:30 AM. Burial will take place at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne on Tuesday. Family and friends may offer their support by following the send condolences link above to share a special memory or message.