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Mr. Cyril  Thomas O'Neil
  • St. Patrick Food Group
    71 Central St.
    Stoneham , MA 02180

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“I worked with Cy on the Pastoral Care team at Lawrence General Hospital. He was a compassionate,caring chaplain and it was a privilege to work with...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Beverly Ferrante - Haverhill, MA

“To Chris, Sue, Cassie, Sammi and the family-Please accept our sympathies on the loss of your dad and beloved grandfather. We hold you in our thoughts...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bernadette Baird - Lowell, MA

“I offer my deepest sympathy and condolences to Carolyn and her family during this difficult time. My prayers will be offered for Cy and his family. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Baxter - Pompano Beach, FL

“To the O'Neil family:So very sorry for your loss. Over many years serving at St. Patrick's Cycontinued to bless us all with his gifts which were too...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Betty Lou Svendsen - Stoneham, MA

“To the O'Neil Family,My deepest sympathies and prayers on the passing of Deacon Cy. He was a great asset to our parish and town and he will be...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Stephen Rotondi - Stoneham, MA

“Carolyn, may peace be with you in the day ahead. You know better than anyone that an amazing man was called to new life with Christ. Fondly...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jennifer Pedone-Kluge - MD

“Before he was a Deacon, Mr. O'Neil was our CCD teacher, and before that, a family friend. His spiritual influence shaped my upbringing, and I was so...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Christina Covino - Boxford, MA

“Our families have so many great memories together, from Christmas Eve to vacations at La Salette chalets. Even when I was young, Mr. O'Neil used to...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Diana Sinagra - Seabrook, NH


Cyril T. O'Neil, Senior Deacon, at 80 years of age, of Stoneham and Onset, formerly of Somerville, Nov.14, 2017. He was the loving husband and best friend of Carolyn Shea O'Neil. Devoted father of Christopher O'Neil and his wife Susan, and his much loved daughter Cynthia. Also survived by his cherished granddaughters Cassandra and Samantha. Brother of James of Cohasset, John and his wife Ellie of Boca Raton. He was predeceased by his sister Helen Gobiel and brother Patrick. Uncle to three generations of nieces and nephews.

A graduate of Malden Catholic, Cy served his country in the U.S. Navy specializing in aviation electronics. He attended Boston University Metropolitan College studying Data Processing. He began his career in the computer industry at Honeywell, followed by R.C.A., Sperry Rand, Inforex and Wang. In 1990, Cy was ordained a Permanent Deacon, serving at St. Patrick Church in Stoneham. Following his retirement from the world of computers, he became a certified hospital chaplain and spent ten years ministering to patients and families in several hospitals.

Visiting Hours will be at St. Patrick Church 71 Central St. Stoneham Friday November 24th from 4-7pm and Saturday November 25th from 8:30am – 9:30am followed by a Funeral Mass at 10am celebrating Cy's Eternal Life. Donations in memory of Cy may be made to St. Patrick Food Group 71 Central St. Stoneham MA 02180. Interment will be at a later date.