Harriet L. O'Neill

May 26, 1935October 19, 2018

Harriet L. O’Neill, age 83, of Bartonville, passed away Friday, October 19, 2018 at 3:01 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born May 26, 1935 in Peoria to William H. and Charlotte (McCann) King. She married Thomas H. O’Neill, Jr. on June 28, 1952 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Peoria. He proceeded her on November 8, 2003 in Peoria; along with her parents and one brother, Roger. Surviving are her five children: Thomas III (Geri) O’Neill, Karen (Alan) McCloud, Kathleen (Mike) Dudley, Steve (Debbie) O’Neill, and John O’Neill, all of the Peoria area. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren: Thomas IV and Andy O’Neill, Jennifer and Jimmy Marrs, Katie Fehl, Kim Maroon, Patrick, Michael, Anne Marie, and Tristin O’Neill, two step granddaughters, Michelle Dudley and Jennifer Simonich, as well as Nana to 13 great-grandchildren, her sister Janet Russell of Brimfield, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Harriet was a dedicated homemaker and mother, working part-time, in the 1980’s at the Illini Bluffs school district cafeteria. Family was important to Harriet and she enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, including weekly family dinners. She participated with the Peoria Southside Bums, Peoria Fire Department retirees/widows, and Knights of Columbus #4333 55+ Club. Visitation will be Monday, October 22, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. A funeral mass will be Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 1010 S. Louisa Street, Peoria, of which she was a member, Fr. Don Roszkowski officiating. Additional visitation will be Tuesday from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria. Memorials may be made to St. Ann’s Catholic Church or the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be made at


  • William H. King, Father
  • Charlotte McCann King, Mother
  • Thomas H. O'Neill Jr., Husband
  • Thomas (Geri) O'Neill III, Son
  • Karen (Alan) McCloud, Daughter
  • Kathleen (Mike) Dudley, Daughter
  • Steve (Debbie) O'Neill, Son
  • John O'Neill, Son
  • Thomas O'Neill IV, Grandson
  • Andy O'Neill, Grandson
  • Jennifer Marrs, Granddaughter
  • Jimmy Marrs, Grandson
  • Katie Fehl, Granddaughter
  • Kim Maroon, Granddaughter
  • Patrick O'Neill, Grandson
  • Michael O'Neill, Grandson
  • Anne Marie O'Neill, Granddaughter
  • Tristin O'Neill, Granddaughter
  • Michelle Dudley, Step-granddaughter
  • Jennifer Simonich, Step-granddaughter
  • Janet Russell, Sister
  • Roger King, Brother
  • Harriett was Nana to thirteen great-grandchildren

  • Tom O'Neill IV
  • Andy O'Neill
  • Jimmy Marrs
  • Erik Fehl
  • Dave Maroon
  • Michael O'Neill
  • Patrick O'Neill

  • St. Ann's Catholic Church
  • American Heart Association


  • Visitation Monday, October 22, 2018
  • Visitation Tuesday, October 23, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Harriet L. O'Neill

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Limestone Township

October 22, 2018

We are so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in all of your wonderful memories with her.

God Bless,

Everyone at Limestone Township


October 22, 2018

Tom and Family,
We were so sorry to hear about your Mom. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers. She was a wonderful person. She shall be missed. God Bless,
The Stan Kester Family