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O'NEIL, Christopher B. "Chris" Age 44, of Franklin and York, Maine, formerly of Arlington, died suddenly February 25. He was the husband of Molly M. (Campbell) O'Neil. Born in Somerville, February 18, 1972, the son of Martha A. (Hadley) O'Neil of Arlington and the late Bernard F. O'Neil, Mr. O'Neil was raised in Arlington and had lived in Franklin for many years. He was a 1994 graduate of Stonehill College and also received a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Chris was a proud member of the 75th RTT, Massachusetts State Police. He had been a Franklin youth hockey coach and enjoyed his times in York, Maine. Chris was an active and adoring father who was loved by all. In addition to his wife and mother he is survived by his children, Conor J. and Charlotte E. O'Neil of Franklin. He is also survived by his brother, Jonathan E. O'Neil and his wife Michelle A. O'Neil of Woburn, and his nephews, Jake and Max O'Neil. His funeral will be held on Thursday, March 3 from the Ginley Funeral Home of Franklin (, 131 Main Street, Franklin at 9:15 followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary's Church at 10:00. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Calling hours will be on Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Chris B. O'Neil Children's Fund, c/o Dean Bank, PO Box 307, Franklin, MA 02038.

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Published in Boston Globe from Feb. 29 to Mar. 1, 2016.
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March 11, 2016
To the O'Neil family:

My heartfelt condolences to you for your loss.
I personally knew Chris from Arlington High School, so I was stunned and saddened by the news of his death. He was wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Michael Radochia
March 7, 2016
Molly, Conor, Charlotte and the rest of the O'Neil family,
We are so heartbroken to have lost Chris. He was an amazing man, husband, friend and father. He will be greatly missed by the entire Franklin community and his hockey family. May he rest in peace and watch over his beautiful family and may God give his family the strength they need to heal and find peace. All our Love to you, Bill, Pam, Emma, Matt and Keira Owens
Bill & Pam Owens
March 5, 2016
Dear Martha and Family,
Our Deepest and Most Heartful Sympathy,
Our Prayers and thoughts are with you All,
With Sincere Sympathy,
Nancy, Holli, Nicole,and Jill Amenkowicz
Nancy Murray Amenkowicz
March 4, 2016
The Freemans are sending prayers daily. We love you all very much.
Elizabeth Freeman
March 4, 2016
Chris seemed like an amazing soul.
I'm very sure God was waiting for him at the gate into heaven

The Cahill's
Partridge St.
Franklin MA
Martin Cahill
March 3, 2016
Molly, please never hesitate to reach out to us for any type of support you or the kids need. My deepest sympathy and warmest thoughts.
Gary Lucier
March 2, 2016
Martha my prayers and condolences to you and chris' family; I miss Bernie a lot. sorry I could not make it, am still in Arizona love always butchie
March 2, 2016
Martha , so sorry for your loss may He rest in Peace, He was a great young man Gordon & Marge Scott
March 2, 2016
Dear Martha and family,

Please accept our deepest condolences and sympathy in the loss of your son, husband & father Chris. May you find strength and comfort in each other during this time of grief.
Jim & Dianne Bond
March 2, 2016
Dear Martha, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son, Chris. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Kathy McEvoy
March 2, 2016
Dear Martha and family,

We are terribly saddened to hear about the loss of Chris. May you find strength and comfort in each other during this time of grief. Please know that we care.

In sympathy and love,
Bob and Joyce Radochia
Bob and Joyce Radochia
March 2, 2016
Molly so sorry to hear of your husband passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Love cousin rosemary
rosemary Hanney
March 2, 2016
Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

Barbara, Rob, Ashley, and Savannah Davis
Barbara Davis
March 1, 2016
Peg Bailey
March 1, 2016
Dear Martha, Jonathan, Molly, Connor, Charlotte, Michelle, Jake, and Max,
You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Love & prayers,
Peg Bailey
March 1, 2016
Dear Molly, Charlotte and Conor, Our heartfelt sympathies are for your entire family at this time. Very sad to loose a loved one so young but I know you have wonderful memories of the good times to help you though these dark days. May Chris rest in peace and watch over your family from heaven. God bless!
Doris & Bob Morrison
March 1, 2016
Dear Molly, Conor, Charlotte and family,
We are so sorry to hear about Chris. He was a very special person. We have fond memories of him on and off the ice. Ed and Eric were very saddened to hear of his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Love, The Blasies
Donna Blasie
March 1, 2016

Dear Martha and Jonathan,
We are so sorry for the loss of your son
and brother. We know the feelings and
pain you are going through. We will keep
you all in our thoughts and prayers. May
God bless you and your family in this time
of sorry. Sincerely,
Linda Judkins and family
Linda Judkins
March 1, 2016
Dear Martha,

I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. My most sincere sympathy.

Tom Arria
Tom Arria
February 29, 2016
Dear Molly,
Words can't explain our sadness for Chris's loss. We truly understand your pain in this difficult times, and send our deepest sympathies to you and your family. You're going through very difficult times and If there is anything we can do, please don't hesitate to let us know.
May God rest his soul in peace.

Basit Butt, Franklin MA
February 29, 2016
Sending love and prayers from North Carolina - The Chapman Family
Susan Chapman
February 29, 2016
I send my sincere condolences during this very difficult time. May you all find comfort from the words found at 1 Thessalonians 4:14.
February 29, 2016
Dear Molly, Conor, Charlotte, Jonathan, Martha and family,

My heartfelt sympathy to your entire family.

May the joy and happy memories you shared with Chris eventually overcome the sadness you now feel.

May he rest in peace and God bless you all.

Janice Weber
Janice Weber
February 29, 2016
Chris,I always loved talking to you. You were so smart and I always admired you and I was very proud of your accomplishments. Thank you for protecting us Chris as a State Trooper! May the Angels carry you into Heaven. xo
Maureen Freeman
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