William J. O'Neil, 88, of Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, PA formerly of Weedville and Driftwood, PA died at Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, PA on Thursday morning (May 14, 2020). He was born February 17, 1932 in Geneva, New York a son of the late Joseph and Florence Williamson O'Neil. He married the late Carol Smith O'Neil.
Mr. O'Neil served with US Army. He retired from DuPont in Rochester, NY and also has worked at GKN in Emporium for several years. He was an active member of the Driftwood Senior Center.
He is survived by a son, Bob O'Neill (Tracy), Caledonia, NY; daughter, Colleen Shimmel (Ben), DuBois; six grandchildren: Brandon, Kayla, Kristen, Kellan, Shea and Brenden, eight great grandchildren, One sister, Barbara Talarico, Webster, NY and a step-brother, Michael O’Neill, Rochester, NY.
In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a son, Patrick in infancy and numerous brothers and sisters.
There will be no visitation. Private Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Mark Catholic Church, 235 East Fourth Street, Emporium, PA. Burial will be in the Mix Run Cemetery, Mix Run, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Association, 1600 Peninsula Drive, Ste 15, Erie, PA 16505.
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