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“Very sorry to hear of your mother's passing, Tara. She was always so welcoming to us while we were college students, with her twinkling blue eyes...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Margie Pothier - Amesbury, MA

“Dear Tara & family, Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Your mom was the quintessential mom - quick with a laugh and always...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Robin Daley - Atkinson, NH

“Sorry for your loss. Always loved Maggie from way back. Dottie Harvey RN ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Mike and The Quick family, sorry to hear about your mom's passing. She nursed my dad back to health from pneumonia prior to his wedding to my mom, a...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Don Brennan, Jr. - Sarasota, FL

“Tara, my heart goes out to you and your family. I hope you find comfort and peace in the memories of all the wonderful moments you shared together. ...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Annie Hill - CT

“Although we did not know your mother, it is evident that she was a very loving, caring lady. We regret that we never met her and are so sorry for...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Doug and Bonnie Rising - Norwalk, CT

“I am so sorry to hear the news about your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are will all of you. Jeff Vingo ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff Vingo - Trumbull, CT

“I was so sorry to hear the news about Maggie. We all at Sacred Heart Academy loved her. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Ginger Sollazzo Raymond - Norwalk, CT

“So sorry for you loss, Carol 152 Gregory ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Carol Kellogg - Norwalk, CT

“My condolences and Best Wishes to Tara and the whole Family .My thoughts are with you. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Barry E Long - Norwalk, CT

“Megan & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always have love & fond memories of Maggie. Always had a smile on her face and always saw an...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kendall Davis - Fairfield, CT


Margaret Mary (Silk) Quick passed away peacefully on May 19, 2017 with the love of family by her side and now reunites with her beloved husband, Alan, in heaven. Maggie was born in the Norwalk on November 16, 1937 to the late William and Helen (Carroll) Silk. She attended Sacred Heart Academy in Stamford, and then went on to obtain a nursing degree from St. Raphael's School of Nursing in New Haven. Upon graduation, she became a registered nurse at St. Joseph's Hospital in Stamford. Although, Maggie's true career began as a mother with the birth of her first child in which she became the most loving and nurturing mother to her five children. She was best known for being a gourmet cook, scrumptious baker and elegant entertainer hosting the most delicious dinner parties. All that knew her would agree that she made the best chocolate chip cookies! A stunningly beautiful woman with exquisite taste, a passion for gardening and flower arranging, the most perfectly pressed linens and Downy fresh laundry all were Maggie's signature trademarks. Maggie was a woman of great faith, a loving wife, mother and sister. She is survived by her five children, Michael Quick , his two children, Katie and Brian, Megan Deorio and her husband Jeff, and their three children Matthew, Paul and Caroline, Chris Quick and his wife Heli and their three children Kean, Brogan and Kiili, Tara Tomasetti and her husband Dave, and Paul Quick and his wife Maureen and their three children, Maggie, Sean and Annie. Maggie is also survived by her two brothers William Silk and his wife Joan, Richard Silk and his wife Kathleen, and her sister Sr. Jane Silk. She was predeceased by her older brother Edward Silk. There will be no calling hours. A celebratory mass of Christian burial will be held at St. John's Roman Catholic Church, 1986 Post Road, Darien at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, Interment will follow at St. John's Cemetery in Norwalk. A very special thanks to all of the wonderful caregivers who have comforted and loved Maggie. From our loving and attentive private care to the dedicated, supportive, respectful and truly extraordinary aides and nursing staff at Notre Dame. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Notre Dame Convalescent Home, Nursing Department, 76 West Rocks Road, Norwalk, CT 06851