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David G. O’Neill

August 16, 1946 - January 22, 2018

David G. O’Neill, age 71, of Landenberg, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 22, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Wilmington on August 16, 1946, he was the son of the late Thomas and Helen (Carey) O’Neill. David was a well respected construction superintendent who was devoted to his profession.

A one of a kind man, David loved his family with his whole heart and had a wonderful sense of humor. He enjoyed the simple things in life, especially the outdoors and nature. In particular, he enjoyed hunting and fishing with his son, son-in-law and grandchildren. Above all, he was a loyal family man and enjoyed being surrounded by his loved ones.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his daughters, Deanna Farling and Natalie O’Neill. He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Margaret (Cirrigione) O’Neill; son, Daniel O’Neill (Chrissy); daughter, Nicole Regester (Joey); sister, Karen Rickner (Charlie); grandchildren, Ashleigh, Morgan, Dalton, Madison, Brianna, Joey, Jr. and Samantha; and step-grandchildren, Steven and Ridge.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 pm until 6 pm on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 6 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd, Newark, DE 19713.

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  • It was a real privilege to know David O’Neill
    He gave his children a good name, endured much, complained little and always carried on in goof humor for the benefit of his beloved family. Our deepest condolences go out to David’s wife, sister, children and grandchildren.
    Matt and Tracey Hodges

  • Pop Pop O’Neill is one very special guy who will remain in my heart always. Rest in peace dear friend.

  • So sad to hear of the loss of a great, loving gentleman. He will be remembered by the Spear family with great respect and affection.

  • Maggie,
    So sorry to read of Dave’s passing. I remember the good times from St. Peter’s. My thoughts and prayers. Freddy. Rehoboth Beach

  • We will always remember Dave for his warm smile and his calm, gentle spirit. He was so helpful when we were building our house in Somerset Lake.
    God Bless you Dave. Rest In Peace.
    Archie and Pat Jernigan

  • Dear Margaret and Family!

    I was sad to hear that Dave has gone. Dave was a Great Co-Worker that was always there to help and to make things happen.
    I know that your whole Family will miss Dave.

    Take Care Margaret!
    Kenneth M. Robertson

  • Karen & family
    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. Take solace in knowing that he is no longer suffering, and that he has gone on to a much better place.

  • Dan and Family,

    My sincere condolences to you and your family on a passing of a great man known to many. He will be missed but not forgotten!