Obituary Condolences

Robert "Bob" Francis O'Neill, born into this life on January 13, 1931 and born into eternal life on June 7, 2010. Bob was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Emmett O'Neill, his mother, Mary McDermott O'Neill and his older brother Emmett O'Neill. He is survived by his brother John O'Neill of River Forest, IL, and his sister Maureen O'Neill Crawford of Ft. Myers Beach, Florida. Bob is also survived by his lifelong friend and wife of 58 years, Patricia O'Day O'Neill; his daughter, Colleen O'Neill McFeeter (husband Robert); and sons Robert Jr. (wife Peggy), Kevin, and Michael (wife Mary). He was also blessed with and is survived by five loving grandchildren, Erin O'Neill Saewert (husband Jake), Kelly Ann O'Neill, Clare O'Neill, Matthew O'Neill, and Sarah O'Neill. Bob and Pat raised their family in Park Ridge, IL and then Twin Lakes, WI, where they developed and enjoyed countless friendships that are still very strong. They moved to Boca Raton, FL, and then to their present home in Brevard, NC, where they have continued to be blessed by friendships that have played such a wonderful role in their lives. Bob was also a lifelong sports enthusiast and enjoyed Notre Dame Football with a passion. Bob will be greatly missed by all who new him, however, he has left countless memories that will be cherished forever. To leave an online condolence for the family, please go to www.moodyconnolly funeralhome.com.
Published in Chicago Tribune on June 11, 2010
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