WORCESTER___William Quiles, 78, passed away on Christmas Day in Holy Trinity Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
He leaves his wife Janis L. (Wrona) Quiles; two sons, Keith W. Quiles of Worcester and Michael L. Quiles and his wife Amanda of Rhode Island; two granddaughters, Kloe and Lillyan, three step grandchildren, Hailey, Emily and Anthony, two sisters, Consuelo Cruz of Auburn and Susanna Quiles Montalvo of Florida; two brothers, Manuel Quiles of Florida and Santos “Johnny” Quiles of Puerto Rico and several nieces and nephews here and in Puerto Rico. He was predeceased by a sister, Natividad. He was born in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, a son of the late Santos Quiles Crespo and Juana Manuela Santiago Perez.
Mr. Quiles worked for more than 30 years for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Dept. of Mental Health and retired several years ago. He began his career as a social worker there and eventually became a case manager for the Department. He was a graduate of Atlantic Union College. He loved spending time with his family, children and grandchildren. William was an avid reader and enjoyed carpentry and playing solitaire and mahjong. He was a boxer when he was younger. The Quiles family wishes to thank Melissa and the staff at Holy Trinity Nursing & Rehab Center for the care giving to William.
The funeral service for William will be private. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. DIRSA – MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 298 Grafton Street is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements.