MaryAnn J. O'Neill, 79, of Factoryville died Monday morning, April 7, 2014, at VNA Hospice in Scranton. She was preceded in death by her husband William R. O'Neill.
She was born on May 6, 1935, in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of the late John Joseph and Katherine Marie Holmes Stickevers.
She was very socially active in her community, she was a member of the Factoryville Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary, the Red Hats, Moose Lodge 1276, and in her earlier years was a bartender at the Prince Hotel. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt and will be deeply missed by all.
MaryAnn was preceded in death by her brothers: Billy and Robert Stickevers.
She is survived by daughters: Brenda and husband Dominick Curci of Westbury, N.Y., Lauretta Galm of Dallas, Maureen Weber of Jermyn, Carolyn Hubert of Mastic Beach, N.Y., and Elizabeth and husband Jim Ginas of Suffolk, Va.; and son John O'Neill of Anna, Texas; sisters: Kathy and husband Richie DeRenzis of Hicksville, N.Y., and Helen and husband Sal Noto of South Carolina; brother John and wife Eleanor Stickevers of Howard Beach, N.Y.; 18 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon on Thursday, April 10, from the Church of Nativity B.V.M. in Tunkhannock with interment in Pieta Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m., and 7 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to
, 4619 N. Ravenswood Ave. #302, Chicago, IL 60640.
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