- March 4, 1931 - March 23, 2017
- Harahan, Louisiana
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John “Jack” Francis O’Neill, Jr., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Betty Trahan O’Neill for 65 years. Father of Peggy O’Neill Schreiber (Clinton), Patrick O’Neill and Kelly O’Neill Newell. Grandfather of Lyle C. Melancon, Jr., Ashley Melancon Christopherson (Kent), Michael Reine, Jr., and Elizabeth Ann Newell. Great grandfather of Ann Marie Melancon, Alex, Aubrey and Kylie Christopherson. He was preceded in death by his mother Ethel Morgan O’Neill Champagne and his father J. F. (Jim) O’Neill, Sr. He was a native of New Orleans (Lakeview Area) and a resident of Harahan, LA for 50 years and a member of St. Rita Church for 50 years. He was a graduate of St. Aloysius High School and Tulane University. He also served in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict. He retired from Chevron Oil Company after 36 years of service. He was a member of Colonial Golf and Country Club for many years. We would like to thank the many doctors at Ochsner Hospital (Main campus) for their care and the many caring nurses of Notre Dame Hospice for their wonderful service.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Notre Dame Hospice, St. Rita Church in Harahan, American Lung Association or the American Cancer Society. To sign and view the guest book, visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.