Mary C. O'Neill
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AGE: 68 • Hazlet
Mary C. O'Neill (nee Connor) passed away into eternal life on August 2nd surrounded by her loving family. She was 68 years old and lived in Hazlet with her beloved husband, John O'Neill, of 45 years. She was born to the late Michael and Bridget Connor of County Kerry, Ireland, on July 18, 1946 in NY, NY. Mary graduated as a registered nurse from Bellevue School of Nursing as well as obtaining her B.S. from Jersey City State College.
Mary's undeniable love for her family and friends was always her top priority and she spent her lifetime taking care of others. She was an I.C.U. nurse at Montefiore Medical Center as well as Bayshore Community Hospital. Later, she became the school nurse at St. Benedict Elementary School in Holmdel. Lastly, Mary retired as an occupational nurse for Prudential.
She will be sadly missed by her family. Mary is survived by her beloved and devoted husband, John O'Neill of Hazlet; her dear sister, Sheila O'Connor and her husband, David Cerulli of NY, NY; her loving children, Michael O'Neill and his wife Jill of Churchville, PA; Patricia Nolan and her husband Bill of Wellesley, MA; and Sheila O'Neill and her husband Declan Fahy of Wexford, Ireland. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, whom lovingly remember her as "Nana": Will, Jack and PJ Nolan and McKenna and James O'Neill. She was predeceased by her grandson, Charles Nolan. She will be forever in our hearts.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday, August 5th from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 PM and Wednesday, August 6th from 8:45 to 9:30 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 3269 State Rt. 35 N, Hazlet. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, August 6th, 10 AM, St. Benedict R.C. Church, Holmdel. In respect of Mary's wishes, she will be privately cremated. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Mary's memory to the Scleroderma Foundation at www.scleroderma.org. For information, directions or to send condolences to the family, visit, www.shorepointfh.com
Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services
3269 State Route 35 Hazlet, NJ 07730
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 4, 2014