John Raymond O’Neil
Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather & Brother
John Raymond O’Neil, 67 of Short Hills, NJ passed away peacefully, at his home on Sunday June 21, 2020 with his loving family at his side. He was born in Irvington, New Jersey and resided there until moving to Short Hills in 1969. John worked at Warnock Chrysler and rose through the company to become the service manager. He then changed careers after 15 years at Warnock and became the Regional Distribution Manager for Competitive Courier Services where he worked, for 25 years, retiring in 2019. John was an active coach for youth football and Little League baseball.
Beloved husband of 39 years of Elisa O’Neil (nee Pereira); devoted and loving father of Jonathon P. O’Neil, Jessica M. Seidman (nee O’Neil) and her husband Jason A. Seidman; Sister Sharon C. O’Neil; Cherished grandfather of Jackson Albano Seidman and Charlotte Ray Seidman. Also survived by many dear friends and relatives.
John made friends everywhere he went and was always happy to engage in a friendly conversation. He never hesitated to help a friend in need and will be remembered as a selfless man who constantly put others before himself.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 10 am at St. James the Apostle Church, Springfield, NJ. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Visiting hours, Thursday, 4 pm to 8 pm at the Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave. Springfield, NJ. To send the family a condolence, please visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.