Theodore “Ted” J. Quintin

September 5, 1939-September 21, 2012Theodore “Ted” J. Quintin, 73, of Montgomery Center, VT passed away on September 21, 2012 at his home. He was born September 5, 1939 in Houlton, Maine, the son of Romeo and Hilda (Norway) Quintin. Ted graduated from Sacred Heart High School, class of 1957 and attended Norwich University. Ted was honorably discharged as a reserve commissioned officer of the army. He was owner and operator of Granny Grunts, Grampa Grunts Lodge, Grannys II Restaurant, and the Thirsty Boot Bar; and was a pillar of the community in Montgomery Center for 40 years. He was a member of the Jay Peak American Legion Post 28, and he was the first paid ski patroller at Jay Peak. He loved the action of playing cards especially bridge, Texas Hold'em, and  craps. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his children: Jay Quintin and his girlfriend Wara Cerretti of Lake Tahoe, CA; Brad Quintin and his wife Greta of Montgomery Center, VT; Karie Quintin and her boyfriend Travis Startwell of Montgomery Center, VT; by his grandchildren: Brody, Kayden, and Mason Quintin; by his sister Carol Ann Temple and her companion Wayne Blake of Newport Center, VT; and by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Pauline Dubois. He will sadly be missed by his family and friends.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday, September 27, 2012 from noon until the hour of the funeral. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Newport, VT. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the Jay Peak American Legion Post 28, 254 Dominion Avenue, North Troy, VT  05859. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, locally family owned and operated.