OBITUARY: Desmond O'NEILL

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Desmond O’Neill, son of the late Thomas O’Neill and the late Ellen Fitzpatrick, husband of the late Yolande Robitaille, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on July 8, 2017, at the age of 89, at the Centre Paul-Gilbert. He lived in Quebec City. 

He leaves to mourn, his children: Peggy (Jean-Guy Drolet), Ellen, Ann (Marie-Claude Leduc), Jane, Jimmy (Linda Neal) and Tom (Josiane Binette); his grandchildren: Jessica, Jason, Michael, Kathleen, Jillian, the late Andrew, Kate-Lyne, Steven, Veronica, Emilien and Marellie; his brothers and sisters: Melita (late John Maher), late Helena (late Arthur Booth), late Marie Drolet (late Charles Maranda); his brothers- and sisters-in-law: late Alphonse, late Irene (late Marie-Jeanne Plamondon), late Albert (late Rita Potvin), late Simone, late Emanuelle, late Raymond, Charlotte (late Yvon Morneau), Thérèse (Jean-Guy Guérard), Jean-Marie (Bernadette Prince), Paul-Émile (Gemma), Bernadette (late Gilles Bélanger), as well as many nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends.

The family would like to thank the personnel of the Centre hospitalier Paul-Gilbert (Belvédère Unit), of the Albatros de Lévis as well as the Résidence Étienne-Simard for their excellent care and attention. 

You may express your sympathy with a donation to the Cancer Research Society, 625, Rue du Président Kennedy, Montréal (QC) H3A 3S5 (tel. 1-888-766-2262 or 514-861-9227, or the Alzheimer Society of Québec, 305-1040, Avenue Belvédère, Québec (QC) G1S 3G3 (tel. 418-527-4294).

The family will receive family and friends at the Complexe funéraire Hamel Lépine Cloutier / Athos, 1500 Boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel, Quebec City, on Friday, July 21, from 2 to 5 and from 7 to 9 p.m., and on Saturday, July 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

The funeral service will take place on Saturday, July 22, at 1 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, 1145 Avenue De Salaberry, Quebec City.

For information, contact ATHOS, at 418 682-5225 or [email protected]