O’Neill: W. Larry of Enniskillen Township, passed peacefully into heaven on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia. Born in Petrolia, son of the late Otto and Elsie O’Neill. He was a friend to all, a man of integrity, wisdom, a man of vision and a great listening ear. He was a community-minded man who always looked for opportunities to help and serve others. Larry was Reeve/Mayor of Enniskillen Township, 1989 Warden of Lambton County, Past-President of Petrolia Rotary, Member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br.# 216, Member of the Irish Benevolent Society, Past-Chair of the Oil Museum Foundation and involved in many other organizations in his community. Loving husband of Maureen (Fulcher) O’Neill for 47 years. Larry will be greatly missed by his daughter Chantelle and son-in-law Terry Sanderson of O’Fallon, Missouri and his son Jeffrey and daughter-in-law Marcy O’Neill of Springside, Saskatchewan. His pride and joy were his five grand-daughters, Jendaya, Jadyn, and Jovanna Sanderson and Ana and Alia O’Neill. He will be sadly missed by many family members; sisters Peggy Parker (Jim) of Petrolia, Joyce O’Neill-Drinnan (Jim) of Okotoks, Alberta, Maureen Forbes (Jim) of Sarnia; brother-in-law Jack Fulcher of Sarnia; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Paul and Yeon-Ja Fulcher of Red Deer, Alberta, Bill and Estelle Fulcher of Petrolia, Janet and Clare Love of Sarnia and Jill Fulcher of Sarnia. Also was a very special uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visitors will be received on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North St. Dresden. The funeral service will be held from the Dresden Community Church on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment in Blackburn Cemetery, Camden Township. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may make memorial donations to The Samaritan’s Purse, Petrolia Food Bank, St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia or charity of your choice. Online donations and condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.
James 3:17 “Wisdom is peace loving, gentle, willing to yield to others, and always sincere.”
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