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The Dansville Online
  • Obituary: Quentin J. Masolotte

  • Quentin J. Masolotte of Dansville died at his home unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at the age of 83.

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  • Quentin J. Masolotte of Dansville died at his home unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at the age of 83.
    Quentin was born on June 18, 1928, the son of the late Joseph and Lena Masolotte in Coudersport, Pa. On Aug. 18, 1962, he was married to his wife, Patricia Young Masolotte, who survives him. He was a veteran of the Korean conflict, having served in the U.S. Army. Quentin was a member of the Daniel Goho American Legion Post in Dansville, the Dansville Lions Club and he was a fourth degree knight in the K of C. He was on the board of visitors for the NYS Facilities for the Mentally Disabled and a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dansville. He was an avid golfer, a loyal Democrat and the Dansville town historian for 25 years. Mr. Masolotte was a history teacher in the Dansville Central School District prior to his retirement in 1987. He was affectionately known as “Macho” by generations of Dansville High School students. He knew all of us and we all remember Mr. Masolotte. He was a good friend and a good teacher.
    Quentin was predeceased by his son, Thomas Masolotte; and sister, Jean Mills. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Masolotte of Dansville; son, Joseph Q. Masolotte of Mt. Morris; sister, Dolly Mensinger of Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.
    Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 4 Perine St., Dansville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrates Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Dansville. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery in Dansville. Memorial contributions may be made to Noyes Memorial Hospital Foundation, 111 Clara Barton St., Dansville, NY 14437.
     
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