July 7, 2022

 Timothy M. O'Neil


 Timothy M. O'Neil of Rumford, passed on May 13, 2022.  Survived by his wife of 25 years, Tricia (Scardino) O’Neil, Tim was born December 11, 1949, the youngest child of the late Clara M. “Bobbie” (Bream) and William J. O’Neil. Tim was the brother of Constance M. (the late Henry) Voss and William (Judy) J. O’Neil, Jr.  He was predeceased by his sister, Deborah A. (the late Justin) Smith.

After growing up in Barrington, Tim worked around the country, building his family, until he returned to RI in the late ‘90s.  He leaves behind his son, Ret. Fire Capt. Timothy (Trisha) M. O’Neil, Jr., daughter, Kristen (Brian) B. Daniels and daughter, PFC Kristen E. O’Neil as well as three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Uncle Tim also leaves behind ten nieces and nephews and fourteen great-nieces and nephews.

Tim had a love of life and genuine warmth that welcomed people instantly, making them feel like lifelong friends.  In addition, no one loved this country more than Tim.  He always made time for family and friends, a pint or a Yoo-Hoo!  He was our glue and will be sorely missed.  In short, Tim was a good man.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to RISE, 11 South Angell Street, #394, Providence, RI 02906, an organization that had just bestowed upon Tim a Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring award for his long and deep relationship with Lathan;  or Bradley Hospital, P.O. Box H, Providence, RI 02901, an organization for which Tim and Tricia were past Co-Chairs of their annual event, Bravo Bradley.

A Funeral Service was held for Timothy on Friday May 20, 2022 in the Smith-Mason Funeral Home 398 Willett Ave Riverside, RI 02915. Burial will be private. Please visit www.smithmason.com for online condolences.

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