September 3, 1938 ~ November 12, 2013
John J. O'Neill, of Hamden, died on November 12, 2013 at the Connecticut Hospice. Beloved husband of Joan Conway O'Neill. John was born in New Haven on September 3, 1938 to the late Frank and Bridget Reynolds O'Neill. He leaves to cherish his memory two loving children, Christopher O'Neill and his wife Sowjanya, grandchildren, Devin and Sarita of McLean, Virginia, Daughter Jacqueline O'Neill and Trevor Stewart of Pomptom Plains, New Jersey; siblings, Mary McKiernan, Frank (Marie) O'Neill, Edward (Harriet) O'Neill, Patricia (David) Viglione, Nancy (David) Hainsworth, and Daniel (Susan) O'Neill; brother-in-law, Barry Conway. Predeceased by his brother, Thomas and brother-in-law, William McKiernan. Mr. O'Neill worked part time at Home Depot following his retirement as director of property management at Equity Office at Shelton Point. He was president of the Derby Gilbert Corporation, member of the High Lane Club and member of the Spring Glen Association. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden on Friday, November 15th at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. Rita's Church, followed by a burial in Mount Saint Peter's Cemetery in Derby. Friends may visit with his family on Thursday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions in John's memory may be sent to Connecticut Hospice,http://www.hospice.com, 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405.