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“Our deepest sympathy for the loss of Michael. Losing a family member and friend makes it much more difficult. The Kelly Family ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: David kelly - Stoneham - Neighbor

“Very sorry to hear of Michael's passing. Prayers for his family and all of the O'Neil's during this time of sorrow. ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: Mark Cashell - TEWKSBURY, MA

“So Sorry Phyllis, glad we got to see him last year playing in the band and at the Memorial Day Cookout. He was a sweet talented man. God bless to...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm so sorry Brenda. love to you all ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Patti Carter - North reading, MA

“To the O'Neil family so sorry for your loss. Keith and I are sending lots of love to you all and our condolences and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Marsha Covel - Pittsfield, MA

“So sorry to hear of the passing of your brother, Cheryl ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Marilyn Ray - Claremont, NH

“Very sorry to hear of your loss Charlene. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Marilyn Ray - Claremont, NH

“My condolences for the family sorry for the lost ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Faustino Vieira - Boston, MA

“He was a hero to me. I love him. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Joseph Harrington - Friend

“My condolences from Sergio and PAmela as your neighbors in Stoneham we have a lot of great memories Rest In Peace my friend .. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Sergio Vasques - Falmouth Ma

“So sad, so young....Memories of Stoneham High with Michael and Phyllis also a couple. Sorry for your loss. My condolences to the entire family. ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Pamela Errico - Wakefield, MA

“My condolences to the entire family. Sorry for your loss. ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: david curley - quincy, MA

“My sincere condolences to the entire O'Neil family for your loss. Michael is the most loved and respected man that I have had the honor of knowing....Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Melinda Puleo - Burlington, MA

“O'Neil Families, Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael and all of you. Rest in peace Michael. Love the Yianacopolus Family ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Neil Yianacopolus - Melrose, MA

“My prayers are with you all. With deepest sympathy and love. Always welcoming with a friendly smile and hug, Michael will be missed. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Joanne Censullo - Stoneham, MA

“Sorry to michaels family for the huge void this gentleman leaves .i enjoyed his guitar playing many times .he was a great guy and will be truly...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Brian Leblanc - MA - Friend

“May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead.Our thoughts are with you. Our most sincere...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Valerie Geary - Kingston, NH

“Although I didn't know Michael personally, I've known of him, very well liked and know most of his family whom are the most loved large family in our...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Jane Goldstein - Windham, NH

“I'm shocked to hear of this! I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Jeff Proia - Stoneham, MA

“To the family, friends, and his music family, we are so sorry for your loss. Mike is a great guy and a talented guitarist and singer and will be...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Alan Albiero - Concord, NH

“Dear Phyllis and Family, John and I are so sorry to hear of Michael's passing. He was a great guy and a friend to all. I hope you all can find some...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Marjorie O'Toole-Mahoney


Michael Brian O'Neil, 59, of Stoneham died on Tuesday, April 25th peacefully among family at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading.

Michael was born in Everett on May 6, 1957 to the late Robert and Margaret (O'Keefe) O'Neil. He resided in Stoneham and graduated from Stoneham High School in 1975. He served for 35 years as an electrician in the IBEW Local 103. He loved his family, friends, playing guitar, and riding his Harley Davidson.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis M. (Bruning) O'Neil, daughter Colleen M. Annes and her husband Tiago, son Michael B. O'Neil Jr., and grandson Lucas V. Annes. He was the brother of Robert O'Neil and his wife Mary, Kathleen Daigle and her husband Steve, Carol Gover and her husband Daniel, Margaret Cormier and her husband Clayton, Maureen Stanieich and her husband Paul, Anne Guertin and her husband Steve, Charlene Porter and her husband Neil, Cheryl MacDonald, and Sean O'Neil and his wife Amy. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

His funeral will be held from the McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home, 322 Main St., Stoneham on Tuesday at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10 o'clock. Visitation for relatives and friends at the Funeral Home on Monday from 4 to 8pm. Interment will be at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

Donations can be made in Michael's memory to FARA at www.curefa.org