David Quintas-Parquet

David Quintas-Parquet, of Forest Hills, passed away of a heart attack on June 27, while vacationing in Costa Rica. He was 57 years old.
Quintas-Parquet worked with Verizon for over 33 years in various positions. Most recently he served as the Director of Government & Community Relations for Verizon, working with the Hispanic market.
His family and friends described Quintas-Parquet as a caring and idealistic person with a love for social justice.
He was an active member of the community, participating in many groups and organizations. He was actively involved in AIDS-related causes. He was also a leader of the Business Advisory Council for the Queensborough Council for Social Welfare.
He is survived by a brother and a sister and their families.
A memorial Mass was held in his honor on September 14 at The Lady Chapel, behind the main altar of St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

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