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Pamela Dawn Quinn

January 20, 1976 - September 18, 2019

(née Kenyon)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce Pam’s passing after a 2.5-year struggle with cancer on September 18, 2019, at the age of 43 surrounded by her loving family and friends.


Pam is survived by her wonderful husband Grant, and their precious sons, Ian and Kyle, her parents Ron and Linda Kenyon, her brother Shawn (Danica), Grant’s parents Howard and Marietta Quinn, her grandmothers Lena Unrau and Elena Ruivivar and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her grandparents Peter Unrau, Mary Kenyon and Grenville Kenyon.  


Pam was born and educated in Winnipeg, graduating with her Bachelor of Education and eventually, her Post Baccalaureate in Special Education. She chose to teach in London, England, where she met her husband Grant Quinn. Eight years later, she and Grant moved to Winnipeg, where Pam taught across many schools in the St James-Assiniboia School division.


Pam was a dedicated mother. She treasured her children and valued every moment with them. She loved adventures, travelling across Europe, and of course to South Africa. A few memorable trips with her boys were Spring break ski trips to Banff, summers holidays in the trailer camping and a romantic getaway to Jamaica. The most significant, was a trip to Maui with her husband and boys. This took place during her recovery following the treatment for her initial cancer diagnosis.


Special thanks to Pam’s friends Shanon, Diane, Michelle, Darcy and Stephanie for all their love and support.

The family encourages the sharing of memories, stories, and condolences by using the comment area on this page.

Please join us at a Celebration of Life service at 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 23, 2019 at 603 Wellington Crescent at Academy (Unitarian Church).


Pam has asked for no dark colors at her celebration of life, she wishes for people to wear what makes them happy.


In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make contributions to an education trust fund set up for Ian and Kyle at any RBC Branch via cash or certified cheque. Please reference account details....

“Grant Quinn and Shawn Kenyon

In Trust For Ian Quinn and Kyle Quinn”.


Alternatively, e-transfer is accepted to

or 204-250-1577.


"Pam, you have left us much too soon."

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