O’Neill, Alma Madonna (Gignac) of London

At her late residence in London on Saturday, May 28, 2012 in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Cliff O’Neill (1971). She will be missed by her daughters Karen Dumancic of Alberta, Sr. Ellen O’Neill CPS of Richmond Hill, sons Dan (Donna) of Calgary, Joe (Henrietta) of Leamington, Ernie (Wenda) of Bridgewater, N.S. Mark (Luise) of Springfield N. S., Mike (Kerri) of Lucknow, Art (Josie) of Fisherville, Matt (Lisa) of Glen Sandfields, son-in-law Jim Hoffer of London, 36 grandchilden and 42 great-granchildren. Also survived by brothers Edmund and Frank (Helen) of Windsor and Gordon of London. Predeceased by her daughter Jo-Anne Hoffer (2005), son-in-law Mikro Dumancic, infant son Edmund Carl (1960), brothers Abner and Alphonsus (infants), Rev. Fr. Aaron Gignac, Amos (Gladys), Irwin (Florence) and sisters Grace (Ira) Want and Doris Giganc. Alma’s was a member of the Catholic Women’s League for seventy-five years including one term as president and spiritual convenor. She worked as an RNA for seven years, then four years as housekeeper for Fr. Finn at St. Patrick’s Parish in Lucan. After her retirement Alma enjoyed pilgrimages which took her to Rome, The Holy Land, Loudres, Fatima, Garabandal, Medjugoje, Our Lady of Walsingham, Our Lady of Guadeloupe and Our Lady of the Angels Monastery Irondale.

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9PM. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be sung at 3PM with the Rosary and Parish prayers at 8PM Alma’s life will be celebrated with a mass at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lucan on Thursday, May 31st at 11AM with Fr. Dariusz Lewandowski   presiding. Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

Donations to   London & Area Right to Life Association,  or Canadian Food for Children appreciated by the family.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.haskettfh.com

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