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James F. O'NEILL Jr.

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James F. O'NEILL Jr. Obituary
James passed away peacefully on September 18, 2015 at the age of 90. He was preceded in death by his parents Lillian and James and sister Dorothy. James was born in New York City and worked at NBC in the early days of live television and also as a stagehand on Broadway for over 40 years. James never forgot his roots in New York and was fiercely proud of and talked passionately about the 'Big Town'. James was a proud graduate of Dewitt Clinton High School and Manhattan College. He served as an airplane mechanic and gunner in WW II, being awarded the American Service, the Good Conduct and Victory Medals. In retirement, James spent considerable time at the Hurwitz Exercare Fitness Center, where he made many friends and had many admirers. James will be remembered for his love of history, animals and generosity and as a true gentleman. He will be missed! Memorials in James's honor to a .
Published in Pioneer Press on Oct. 28, 2015
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