Richard Allen O'Neill; age 87, died peacefully on June 9, 2021 at Good Shepherd Hospice after a brief illness. Originally from New Hyde Park, NY, Richard and Norma lived in Sayville before retiring to Wake Forest, NC where they ran a business together, Wake Forest Art and Frame. They returned to LI, and currently reside in Medford. Richard proudly served in the United States Marine Corp.
He is survived by his beloved wife Norma of 63 years, his children; Richard and his wife Julia of Charlotte, NC, Allison Emig of Melbourne, Fl and Valerie Cafariella and her husband Wayne of Medford, NY. Richard was the proud grandfather of Jason, Randy, Christian and David O'Neill, Dana Emig, Wayne, Christie, Jordan & Lindsay Cafariella, Alex and Ashley O'Neill and Jacob and Alexander, as well as 11 great-grandchildren, his sister, Virginia Quinn of Lake Havasu City, AZ and brother in-law Eugene and his wife Carol Crimmins.
Family will receive visitors on Sunday, June 13th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 -8:00 pm at our West Sayville facility, 245 Montauk Hwy. West Sayville. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, June 14th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Sylvester R.C. Church 68 Ohio Avenue Medford. Cremation private.
In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to: Salesian Missions 2 Le Fevres Lane New Rochelle, NY 10801-5710.
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