Member of NRHS Class of 2011

Published in the September 17, 2015 edition


Joseph-O'Neill-Obit-webNORTH READING — Joseph G. O’Neill – 22, of North Reading, died unexpectedly on September 7, 2015.

Born in Melrose on September 9, 1992, He was a lifelong resident of North Reading. He was a graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 2011. He also attended Porter and Chester in Woburn.

Joe worked for Royal Air Systems in North Reading as an HVAC Technician. He was always polite and courteous. He would drop everything to help a friend or neighbor and he loved to joke around.

Joe loved the outdoors and four wheeling with friends. He enjoyed going to Dalton, NH with friends and loved going to Croydon, NH to his brothers. He was an avid Bruins fan and he loved the military.

Family members include his loving parents, James and Celeste (Muise) O’Neill of North Reading; his brother, Shawn O’Neill and his wife Jennifer of Croydon, NH; his sisters, Melissa Ricard and her fiancé Angel of Lawrence and Jessica O’Neill of North Andover; his grandmother, Rita Muise of Reading. He is also survived by six nieces, two nephews, several aunts, uncles and cousins.

His funeral was held on Saturday, September 12  from the Croswell Funeral Home, 19 Bow Street, North Reading, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter Street, (Rt. 62), North Reading.  Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in North Reading. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in his memory to Northeast Veterans Outreach Center, 10 Reed Street, Haverhill, MA 01832.