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THOMAS O'NEILL, 1946-2011
Thomas O'Neill was born in Blackwood, NJ, on
November 2, 1946, lived all of his life in Blackwood, and passed away in Blackwood
on August 19, 2011. He was 64 years of age.
Tom worked for the Camden County Municipal
Utilities Authority for 34 years and retired as a supervisor in 2002. He was a
member of the Glendora Fire Company for 45 years and the Fire Chief from
1987-1991. He was also vice president of the Gloucester Township Fire Relief
Association. He enjoyed playing golf.
Tom married Jane McDevitt in 1969 and
was survived by "Janey," her sister, Dorothy Russell, and many nieces, nephews and
godchildren. However, Janey died about six weeks later on October 1, 2011. She had
been suffering from cancer and Tom had been taking care of her. They were
vacationing at their summer home, "Paradise," in Cape May, NJ, when Tom got sick,
went into the hospital, and died therein from a hospital virus.
Viewings were held at the Gardner Funeral Home,
126 S. Black Horse Pike, Runnemede, NJ, on Thursday evening, August 25, 2011,
from 6:00-9:00 pm, and on Friday morning, August 26, 2011, from 8:15-9:15 am. A funeral Mass was said at Holy
Child Parish, St. Teresa's Roman Catholic Church, in Runnemede, on Friday at 10:00 am. Burial was at St.
Joseph's Cemetery, Blackwood, NJ.
Donations in Tom's memory may be made to the Glendora Fire Department, 22 8th Avenue, Glendora, NJ 08029.
Expressions of sympathy may be emailed to the
family through Condolences@GardnerFuneralHome.Com.
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