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Funeral For Quincy Marie Hedges, 17, Of Sparkill Set For Saturday In Nyack

Tappan Zee High School senior, Rockland Community College student died in crash on New York State Thruway.

A funeral service for Quincy Marie Hedges of Sparkill is set for Saturday, Feb. 25, at Grace Episcopal Church in Nyack.

Quincy died Saturday as a result of an auto accident on the New York State Thruway in Plattekill, NY, while traveling home with friends. She was 17.

She was a student at Rockland Community College and had attended Tappan Zee High School and the Green Meadow Waldorf School. Quincy was described as an avid photographer, a good friend and a loving daughter.

Quincy is survived by her mother, Wendy Lee MacDowell; her grandmother, Wanda MacDowell; her father, Earle Hedges; a niece, Moira MacDowell; and, many family and friends.

A "celebration of her light and love" is set for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 First Ave., Nyack. There are no calling hours.

The family requests donations in Quincy's memory be made to the Hi-Tor Animal Care Center, 65 Firemen's Memorial Drive, Pomona, NY, 10970.

Arrangements are being handled by Hannemann Funeral Home, 88 S. Broadway, Nyack, 845-358-0573.

Rockland County Legislator Ed Day February 20, 2012 at 07:44 PM
What a God awful tragedy. Prayers go from our family to hers.
Phil Costa February 20, 2012 at 08:51 PM
So very sad. Prayers for the Family. May God be good to Her.
Elliott February 20, 2012 at 08:55 PM
Very sad.
Laureen Motto Gallo February 20, 2012 at 09:17 PM
What a beautiful young girl whose life ended way too early... My prayers and condolences to Wendy and her family.... There are no words to describe how very sorry I am....
Sue Webb February 21, 2012 at 02:16 AM
ATTN: The service is at 10:30am, not 10:00am. There will be a reception immediately following the Mass at the church. All are welcome to celebrate Quincy's life.
Maria Daggett February 21, 2012 at 03:08 PM
There are no words that can adequately express my grief for the loss of such a beautiful, wonderful soul to this earth. Wendy, our love goes out to you and the family. I remember little Quincy, taking piano and violin lessons in my apartment 6 years ago. How lovely she was. There is no reason for this in the universe that you can ever wrap your head around. Keep your family near. Reach out to your friends. May you find your own peace. - Maria Daggett and family.
Rex Rexmano February 25, 2012 at 12:50 AM
May she rest in perfect peace in the loving arms of The Almighty Father. God bless you and give your family the strength to cope.

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