Margaret J. O’Neill

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.