Thomas O'Neill

Obituary of Thomas Owen O'Neill

Thomas Owen O’Neill (Butch) passed away peacefully January 24, 2022 at the age of 83. Thomas was born in Manchester to the parents of Thomas J. O’Neill and Mary M. O’Neill (Peggy). He is preceded in death by his brothers Raymond O’Neill and John O’Neill and his sister Sheila Chemerka. He leaves behind his sister Peggy Heon of Tenn, his wife Denise Clark O’Neill of Danielson, CT; son John O’Neill of Bolton, CT; daughters Kathy Shakir of Coventry, CT and Delana Hewig of Putnam, CT and Amanda and Matt Kennedy of Coventry, CT; his eleven grandchildren and his six great grandchildren. Also many nieces, nephews and relatives in Ireland.

He lived in Manchester for over 30 years and worked at the Cheeney Mills. In early 1970’s he settled in Danielson, CT. He worked Security at Anchor Glass till it closed. He enjoyed his family and joking with the grandchildren and watching them all grow. He was proud of his Irish/Scottish heritage and was very proud of the O’Neill family name. He will be sadly missed with his amazing blue eyes and witty humor. Calling Hours will be Saturday, February 5, 2022 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds Street, Danielson, CT. Burial will be in the Spring in Westfield Cemetery Danielson, CT. Share a memory at

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