Margaret J. O’Neill

11/30/2015 5:45 PM |

Margaret J. O’Neill of Calverton died Nov. 28 at her home. She was 86. 

Born April 8, 1929, she was the daughter of Bridget (Maguire) and John O’Donnell.

She earned a master’s degree, belonged to the Red Hat Society and enjoyed sewing, family members said.

Predeceased by her husband, James, in 1995, Ms. O’Neill is survived by her children, Catherine Welsh of Jamesport; James Jr., of the Cayman Islands; Peggy and John, both of West Hartford, Conn.; Edward, Thomas and Owen, all of Riverhead; Gerald, of Scarsdale, N.Y.; Anne, of Pittsburgh; and Rose Tangredi of Jupiter, Fla. Fourteen grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren also survive her.

The family will receive visitors Monday, Nov. 30, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church in Wading River. Interment will follow at Wading River Cemetery.