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Robert "Jerry" O'Neill

July 1, 1945 ~ May 11, 2022 (age 76)

Obituary

Robert “Jerry” O’Neill, Jr, 76, of Pace, Florida and formerly of East Stroudsburg died Wednesday, May11, 2022 in Niceville, Florida. He was the husband of Kathryn O’Neill with whom he shared over 20 years of marriage.

Born in Granite, Oklahoma, he was a son of the late Robert and Marjorie O’Neill.

Jerry graduated from Forest City Regional HS in 1963 then went on to study structural engineering at Tri State College in Angola Indiana. He drove truck and worked in various aspects of construction over his lifetime. He later worked as a Project Superintendent for EMR Incorporated in Niceville, Florida. An adventurous man, he spent many years drag car racing at Island Dragway and Englishtown before moving to Florida. He loved hunting, spending time outdoors, and his family.

Along with his wife, Jerry is survived by his daughters: Melissa Owens and her husband, Chris, of East Stroudsburg, PA, Tara Pula and her husband, Michael, of Stroudsburg, PA, their mother Mary Anne of East Stroudsburg, grandchildren: Garret and Brody Owens and Emmalyn Pula; brothers: Michael O’Neill and his partner, Bill, of Pleasant Mount, PA, Martin O’Neill and his wife, Denise, of Arnold, MD, Frank O’Neill and his wife, Danielle, of Pleasant Mount, PA, sisters; Mary Foster and her husband, Gary, of Wakefield, Rhode Island, Collen Kelly and her husband, Paul, of Pleasant Mount, PA, Lourdes Brown and her husband, Bill, of Pleasant Mount, PA, Margaret McCormick of Lake Ariel, PA; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his nephew, Sgt. Andrew W. Brown.

A private memorial service will take place at a later time at the convenience of the family.

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