Anthony James "Jim" O'Neill, age 85, died, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the Metrowest Medical Center, Framingham. He was the husband of 62 years to Mary V. (DeCosta) O'Neill of Framingham. Born in London, England, he was the son of the late Edmund and Mary (Clancy) O'Neill. Mr. O'Neill worked as an electrician for J.E. Guertin Electric in Framingham for over 30 years. He was a member of the I.B.E.W. Local #103 and the American Legion in Framingham. Besides his wife Mary, he is survived by his children, James and Paul O'Neill both of Framingham, Michael O'Neill and his wife Janet of Sutton, Stephen O'Neill and his wife Melissa of Ashland, Maureen O'Neill Santoro and her husband Juan Carlos of CT, Christopher O'Neill and his wife Jodi of Chelmsford and Ann Burman and her husband Eddie of Ashland; 13 grandchildren, Daniel, Elizabeth, Ian, Caitlin, Bridget, Paul, Jr., Brittnee, Barrett, Brendan, Brendan, Timothy, Colin, Kelly and Michael. He is also survived by two sisters, Katherine Warner of Braintree, Marie O'Neill of Dedham and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Terry O'Neill. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral on Monday, May 7, at 9 AM from Norton Funeral Home, 53 Beech St., (corner of Union Ave.) Framingham followed by his funeral Mass at 10 AM in St. Stephen Church, 221 Concord St., Rt. 126, Framingham. Burial will follow at St. Stephen Cemetery, Framingham. Visiting hours at the funeral home will be Sunday from 2 - 5 PM. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38173 or to Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, 1010 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02119. For directions and online guestbook please log onto www.nortonfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Framingham Tab from May 4 to May 11, 2012