Al Quinto, 71,
Local 212 Leader,
Alfred A. Quinto, 71, a long-time leader of UE Local 212, died
Brother Quinto was born, raised and educated in Pittsfield. He
was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
He went to work for the Beloit-Jones Corp., a major
manufacturer of paper-making machinery, in 1956. There he became a member of
UE Local 212, serving the membership for many years as president, and retiring
Brother Quinto represented Local 212 at every UE National
Convention from 1977 through 1991, and served for many years on the executive
board of UE District Two.
He is survived by his wife Geraldine; his mother; three
daughters, Toni-Jo Guardabascio, Lois Tobin and Paula Quinto; two sons, James
A. Quinto and Robert P. Quinto; a brother, Paul A. Quinto; 11 grandchildren
and a great-granddaughter.
UE News - 04/00