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Maureen Ellen (Quarty) Van Etten

April 17, 1951 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 68)

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Maureen Ellen Van Etten, 68, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family on Thursday October 31, 2019 at her home in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She was born on April 17, 1951 in Greenport Long Island New York to the late Paul Clark Quarty, Sr. & Mari (Flynn) Quarty. 

Along with her parents, Moe is preceded in passing by her infant brother, Donald Quarty, brother, Paul Clark Quarty, Jr., and her daughter, Jolene Turpin. 

Moe had a beautiful spirit and a heart of gold. In her free time, she was an avid reader and found joy and comfort in reading her bible. Above all else, Moe loved her family with her whole heart and will be deeply missed by all who had the honor of getting to know her. 

Left to cherish Moe’s memory are her husband of 43 years, Mr. Tom Van Etten of Greenport Long Island New York: their children, Crystal and her fiancé, Jeese Curtin of Conway, SC, Michael Earl Rose, Jr. and his wife, Christine of Loris, SC, Chad Rose and his wife, Stephani James of Myrtle Beach, & Raymond Van Etten and his husband, Jason Thomas also of Myrtle Beach SC, her adoring grandchildren, Tiffany, Tara, and husband Joseph Brookins) Holly Cobb, fiancé (Christian Stevens) Marley Talbot, Michael, Winter, Logan Rose, Ireland Rose, Jovan, Jayson Turpin, great-grandchildren, C-Jay, Micaylee, Aiden, & Kaitlynn.

A Funeral Service in Celebration on Moe’s life will be held on Monday November 4, 2019 at 6:00PM at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Highway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576. The family will then greet friends until 8:00PM. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00AM on Tuesday November 5, 2019at Ocean Woods Memorial Cemetery, 2504 S Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

At the request of the family, please consider memorial contributions in lieu of flowers in Moe’s name to the Arthritis Foundation at, 1355 Peachtree St NE Suite 600 Atlanta, GA 30309 or at or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105 or at

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Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet, (843.651.1440) is honored to be assisting the family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Maureen Ellen (Quarty) Van Etten, please visit our floral store.


Prayer Service
November 4, 2019

6:00 PM
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3558 Old Kings Hwy.
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

November 4, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3558 Old Kings Hwy.
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Graveside Service
November 5, 2019

11:00 AM
Ocean Woods Cemetery
2408 South Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

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