John O'Neill

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John O'Neill

October 9, 1935 - July 18, 2020

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of John O’Neill on Saturday, July 18, 2020 after a short stay at Northumberland Hills Hospital in Cobourg.

John was in his 85th year. He is survived by his loving Wife Gina. Wonderful Father to Anthony (Cara-Mae) and Patricia. Grandfather to Emily-Anne (Andrew), Ann-Marie (Timothy), Sarah, Talia, and Torin. Great-Grandfather to Adam, Nathan, and Jack.

He will be terribly missed by friends and relatives in the United Kingdom.

The family will be holding a private service. Donations can be made in his name to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Northumberland Humane Society. Condolences received at

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Tony O'Neill - August 5, 2020

Thank you everyone for your kind condolences and sharing your memories of my Father. I'm very appreciative of everybody, and it is heart warming to know my father was loved so much.

The McAllisters - July 26, 2020

Dear Gina, We were so saddened to hear of John’s passing. We have such fond memories of you both when you took care of our children when they were young. He will be dearly missed. We are thinking of you and your family during this sad time! Love Karen, Randy, Katie and Kyle McAllister

Tricia O'Neill - July 23, 2020

In this emotional time I would like to thank my brother Anthony and my daughters Emily and Anne-Marie for their love and usual you have lifted me up from major sadness. You are the best. xxx

Jane Goody - July 22, 2020

Gina, I was so sorry to see of John's passing. He was so much fun to be around and always was with a positive attitude. Love Jane Goody

Michelle Wright (Diminie) - July 22, 2020

Dear Gina & Family., Jorden and I were very shocked and saddened to learn of John's passing. We were 2 of his servers in the dining room at Legion Village. He had an impact on all of us, always a kind word, lifted people's spirits and made us smile. He will be so deeply missed at the Village and by everyone who was lucky to know him. Sincerely, Michelle Diminie and Jorden Diminie Cadieux

Tricia and Dean Bosnell - July 21, 2020

We are saddened to read of John’s passing. Our love and Condolences to Gina and family. John always had a big smile and time to chat any time we ran into him, such a lovely man.

Claudette Cowin - July 20, 2020

Gina and family, so sorry to hear of John's passing. He was always in a cheery mood whenever we stopped for a chat. Sincere sympathy to you Gins . He will be missed. Claudette Cowin from Falcon Towers.

Nadine Mahood - July 20, 2020

Gina and family: I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. He had a difficult time this last year health wise and I know it will be hard for you without him Gina. He was always such a gentleman and I will remember his smile and jokes. May he rest in peace now.

Sue and Steve MacLean - July 20, 2020

Dear Gina and Family, We just want to offer our condolences. Please know that you are in our prayers. Sue and Steve MacLean

Bob & Joan Skillen - July 20, 2020

We are so sorry to read of John's passing, we enjoyed our chats with John & yourself Gina when we live across from you at Falcon Towers

Carolyn Farrell - July 20, 2020

To Gina and Family: So sorry to read of John's passing. My thoughts are with you at this very difficult time.

Brenda Campbell - July 20, 2020

Sending deepest sympathy to my aunt Georgina, my cousin Tony & family and my cousin Patricia & family on the loss of a much loved husband and dad, we are thinking of you all at this heartbreaking time, God Bless, RIP Uncle John 💚🙏 from your neice Brenda & family in Ireland.

Margaret McAssey - July 20, 2020 DONATION

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Margaret McAssey(O’Neill) - July 20, 2020

My prayers and thoughts are with you all at this sad time, may Uncle John rest in peace. Sending all my love to you all. God Bless Margaret and family XXXX

Kelly & Aaron Morse - July 20, 2020

We’re sorry for your loss, we met John at Andrew and Emmy’s wedding and he was such a nice man. We’ve also heard stories about him from Andrew and a Emmy over the years. We pray your heart will heal in time. And wish you blessings of strength to get through this time. With love, Aaron, Kelly, Chloe & Oliver Morse.

Linda caine - July 20, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with you Gina and family At this time