Meet Our Team
Meet Our Team
Mrs. Patricia Quinn
CEO & Founder
Mrs. Quinn became a funeral director in 2000 to help her husband Thomas Quinn run the family funeral business. Through their work the Quinn's were often confronted with grieving, poor families who could not afford even minimal burial and funeral expenses. In response the Quinn's founded Final Farewell in 2006.
Board Of Directors
Mr. Thomas J. Quinn
Thomas “Tommy” Quinn is a native of Philadelphia, and third-generation funeral director in a family funeral business that dates back to 1928. The family funeral home is located in the “Olney” section of Philadelphia, an economically challenged area. Thomas serves on the Board of the Incarnation of Our Lord Church and was a coach for the Special Olympics.
Mr. Richard A. Marchand
Richard Marchand founded, owned and operated an executive consultant firm for 21 years in Bala Cynwyd, PA and the surrounding Philadelphia area. Rick is a licensed personnel consultant, and has a Bachelors of Science in Political Science. He is active in community groups and athletic leagues.
Ms. Pamela Blue
Pamela Blue has worked for PNC Bank for 30 years, and currently serves as the Vice President and Sales Manager for Business Banking in the Southern New Jersey market. Ms. Blue was born and raised and still lives in Lansdowne, PA. She was Past Treasurer of the Board of Ocean World, a condominium association in Woodbine, New Jersey and is involved with her local church.
Ms. Maria Meehan Curtis
Maria Curtis is a Certified Meeting Professional and meeting manager who has worked in the Pharmaceutical Medical Education industry for the past five years, and worked previously in the same capacity for a major international manufacturing corporation. Mrs. Curtis lived for many years in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where she and her husband had a successful data processing and accounting business, and a popular restaurant. When in St. Thomas, Mrs. Curtis was active with the hospital auxiliary and is Past President of The Inner Wheel Club of St. Thomas. She also served on the Board of the Virgin Island Film Society and coordinated many of the events associated with the Virgin Island Film Festival.
Debra L. Long-Doyle
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Debra Long-Doyle has been an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia since 1984. She has held numerous positions in the U.S. Attorney's Office, including trial positions in both the local Superior Court and in the U.S. District Court, as well as several supervisory positions including Chief of the Felony Trial Section and Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney for Community Relations. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney she has successfully handled over 100 jury trials in both the local and federal courts and has received numerous awards for her trial work and work in the community. She is currently assigned as a Senior Attorney in the Federal Major Crimes Section. Ms. Doyle is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Capitol Hill Community Foundation, serves on the Board of Christian Education at Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ and is a member of several civic and legal organizations. She is an alumnus of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and American University Washington College of Law in D.C. Ms. Long-Doyle is the mother of two daughters, ages 11 and 19. She lives with them and her husband Robert W. Doyle, Jr. in the District of Columbia. On November 19, 1992, the Doyle family tragically lost their 3 year old son, Benjamin Gabriel Doyle following a sudden and brief illness involving a rare hystiositic-related disease.
Laura N. Solomon
Laura N. Solomon, Esq. is the founder of Laura Solomon & Associates. LS&A is a law firm devoted to the representation of nonprofit, charitable, and other tax-exempt organizations and philanthropic planning for individuals. Ms. Solomon and her associates serve as outside, general counsel to hundreds of organizations, providing a full range of corporate and tax legal services that include representation for mergers, joint ventures, affiliations, and complex financings. LS&A clients include public charities and private foundations, community foundations, museums, hospitals, schools, religious groups, business environmental, animal welfare, amateur sports organizations, social clubs, and political action committees. These organizations range in size from small start-up organizations to large health systems and multi-national charities that conduct international grant making.
Ms. Solomon currently serves as a United States delegate to the Financial Action Task Force, is a member of the Charity Working Group of the U.S. Treasury Department and the Tax-Exempt Organizations Subcommittee of the American Bar Association, is an Officer of the Charitable Organizations Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and a Planner and Faculty member of both the Nonprofit Institute of the Philadelphia Bar Institute and the Endowment, Foundation, and Philanthropy Conference of the Philadelphia CFA Society. She is a 2016 Wexner Heritage Program Fellow and is quoted frequently in the media and lectures often nationally and internationally for lawyers, accountants, and other professional and community groups on issues impacting the charitable sector and philanthropic individuals. Ms. Solomon also lectures at the LaSalle University Nonprofit Center, the University of Pennsylvania, and Villanova, Drexel, and Temple Universities.
Prior to starting her firm, Ms. Solomon was associated with Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP. She is a member of the Bar Associations of New Jersey and Pennsylvania and received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Tufts University and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. You can find more information about her practice along with links to helpful information on nonprofits at her website: www.LauraSolomonEsq.com.