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Obituary for Earl W. McDermott

Earl W. McDermott, 61, of Hereford, passed away August 24, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Sybil Quinn. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Earl and Elizabeth (Wildes) McDermott. Earl was a self-employed tire exporter until becoming ill in 2017. He was the president of the Hereford Gun Club. Earl was a true “Ray of Sunshine”, having the ability to always make people laugh and smile. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, getting youths involved in trap shooting, and baking. His greatest passion was the time he spent with his grandson, Luke.
Surviving with his wife, are children: Jessica McDermott, of West Pittston, Tristan McDermott, and his husband, Jaimes Rizzo, of Hereford; Christina Kluxen; Elvis McDermott, and his wife, Amanda, of Trumbauersville; Leo Quinn, of Hereford; and step-daughters, Lena Walter, and her companion, Jason Malantonio, of Waycross, GA; and Natasha Quinn, and her fiancé, David Knauss, of Alburtis; siblings: William McDermott, and his wife Julie, of Tunkhannock, PA; Thomas McDermott, and his wife Victoria, of Hallstead, PA; and Elizabeth, wife of Ronald Jacobs, of Factoryville, PA; and 6 grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by daughter, Lisa McDermott; and siblings: Sandra Pellam, Carol Smith, Nancy Monahan, and Ellen Vincent.
Funeral Services will be private. The Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pennsburg, is in charge of arrangements. To offer on-line condolences, please visit his “Book of Memories” at