Carol Agnes O'Neill
3 August, 1935 – 4 April, 2021
O'NEILL, Carol Agnes (nee Nolan) - August 3, 1935 - April 4, 2021 - Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Extendicare Maple View - Sault Ste. Marie.
Carol is now reunited with her husband Dr. J. Patrick O'Neill. Loving mother of Kevin (Lynne), Bernie (Tiffany), Philip (Akiko), Barbara Roach (Darren) and Kathleen "Kathy" O'Neill. Grandmother of Sophie, Ben, Sean, Kyoko, Toshiro, Jack and Candace. Daughter of the late Patrick and late Gladys Nolan of Timmins, Ontario. Dear sister of the late Albert Nolan (Ann) and the late Jim Nolan. Predeceased by all other brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Carol will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Carol graduated as a nurse from St. Michael's College - Toronto. Her greatest love in life was playing violin and sharing her music. She was a talented musician and passed those skills on to her children and grandchildren. To the very end Carol was singing. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life and interment will take place at a later date in Glenelg Township at St. John's Cemetery. Memorial donations (payable by cheque or online) to Alzheimer's Society or the Maple View Resident's Council. A special thank you to the staff at Extendicare Maple View for the love and care you showed Carol over these last six years. There are too many of you to name but the friendship, love, laughter, and music that you were able to bring to Carol will never be forgotten. Funeral arrangement entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East 705-759-2522). Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.
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Carol Agnes O'Neill
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14 April 2021
Dear O ‘Neill Family,
On behalf of the Harry Family, I send you our condolences on the passing of your lovely mother. Another great ‘Soo’ family grieving the loss of a woman that gave to her community in so many ways, most notably through her music. My brother Colin got to know your family the best ( friendship with Bernie and Phil) and held both your parents in such high regard and affection . So we are thinking of you and know that wonderful memories will take your family forward....and the music .
Cathy (Harry) Hussey
13 April 2021
Dear Cousins - Kevin, Phil, Bernie, Barb & Kathy,
My deepest condolences on the loss of your mother, Carol.
With kind regards, on behalf of my family, Pamela
9 April 2021
I am lucky to have known my mother in law Carol despite the distance. Between our 3 trips to Canada and Carol visiting us here in Australia twice, and many phone conversations, we have wonderful memories. Lots of laughs, stories shared and of course our love of music. I will never forget my first telephone conversation with Carol. She sang an old Australian folk song "Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree", I was amazed that this woman in Canada knew this song we sang in primary school down under. I got to return the favour and sing it to her many years later when we last visited her at The Maple view home. I always enjoy listening to Barbs stories of growing up and how close she was to her mum even from the other side of the world. My heart goes out to the entire family. Here is a photo I took of Carol and Pat on A New Years Eve in Melbourne, Australia
9 April 2021
I am so grateful that I was able to spend time with Carol when she visited Australia on two occasions. We had a lovely weekend getting to know each other in Daylesford, Victoria, attending a Highland gathering listening to music and watching the Scottish dancing. She was happy that my son Darren and her daughter Barbara found each other married and have two wonderful children Jack & Candace. Carol enjoyed meeting my family in the Xmas of 2003 she even compared my house to their one in Parkdale Drive saying it had large rooms and a big yard. I am sure her family must have lots of happy memories growing up there. My deepest sympathy to Carols family especially Barb Darren Jack & Candace here in Australia. Love Laraine Roach
Barbara O’Neill Roach
8 April 2021
I’d like to acknowledge significant achievements of my mother, Carol, and her contributions to the music society of Sault Ste. Marie. She became a permanent member of the Sault Symphony Orchestra in 1972 and volunteered her services for many years. Carol also studied music at Algoma University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts/Music in 1988. Well done Mom!
6 April 2021
It was a pleasure and privilege to have Carol as a musical friend while I lived in SSM. I met her through Community Orchestra in 1981 and shared a Music Camp experience at Lake Rousseau.
We formed a Trio called Classic Bows and spent many weekends togethers playing for Weddings and other functions!!
You will be missed by the musical community.
My condolences to the family.
I would like to offer to play my violin 🎻 at her Celebration of Life
In Gleneig Township if possible.