Mgsr. Kevin O'Neill

Obituary of Mgsr. Kevin T. O'Neill

Msgr. Kevin T. O’Neill, born July 16, 1935 in Buffalo, New York. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1961 and served for just shy of 60 years. He leaves behind 9 nieces and nephews, 17 grand nieces and nephews and 11 great grand nieces and nephews. Msgr. O’Neill served in Western New York as pastor of Sacred Heart in Angelica, Sacred Heart in Friendship, and St. Peter and Paul’s in Arcade. Msgr. served his longest assignment, as pastor of Immaculate Conception in East Aurora for 23 years. He had a great love of working with children at all his parishes and had many fond memories of coaching basketball, and 8 th grade field trips. After his retirement, he continued to serve as an Administrator at Mary Queen of Angels, in Cheektowaga and St. John XXIII in West Seneca. He received an Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2015 Dioceses Catholic education dinner. Msgr. was also inducted into the John Timon Society in recognition of his many years support of Bishop Timon High School. Friends may call: Monday August 17th , from 2-4 PM and 6- 8 PM at the James W. Cannan Funeral Home 3155 Orchard Park Road, Orchard Park Tuesday August 18th , from 2-4 PM and 6- 8 PM at Immaculate Conception Church 510 Oakwood Ave., East Aurora Msgr. will lie in state at Our Lady of Charity Parish at Holy Family on Wednesday August 19 where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 am. The funeral can be viewed on Facebook live at Our Lady of Charity Parish Buffalo on Facebook. Msgr. was a champion and advocate for Catholic education, in lieu of flowers donations can be made for tuition assistance to: Notre Dame Academy tuition angels 260 Okell St Buffalo NY 14220 Immaculate Conception School 510 Oakwood Ave East Aurora NY 14052 Bishop Timon – St. Jude High School Passed away August 11, 2020. Dear son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Reidy) O’Neill; brother of Robert (Grace “Betsi”) O’Neill; also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Rd. Visitation Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Immaculate Conception Church, 520 Oakwood Ave., East Aurora, NY 14052. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Charity Parish (Holy Family Worship Site). In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Immaculate Conception School and/or Bishop Timon St. Jude High School. Msgr. O’Neill was the former pastor of the Immaculate Conception Church for 23 years.
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Monday
17
August

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, August 17, 2020
James W. Cannan Funeral Home, Inc.
3155 Orchard Park Road
Orchard Park, New York, United States
Monday
17
August

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, August 17, 2020
James W. Cannan Funeral Home, Inc.
3155 Orchard Park Road
Orchard Park, New York, United States
Tuesday
18
August

Visitation at Second Service

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Immacualte Conception Church
520 Oakwood
East Aurora, New York, United States
Tuesday
18
August

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Immacualte Conception Church
520 Oakwood
East Aurora, New York, United States
Wednesday
19
August

Mass

11:00 am
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Our Lady Of Charity Parish - Holy Family Worship Site
1901 South Park Ave
Buffalo, New York, United States
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