Mary E. O'Neill

May 20, 1925May 2, 2018

Mary Eleanor O'Neill, beloved wife, daughter, sister and aunt was born to Otis and Eleanor Cutlip on May 20,1925 in San Antonio, Texas. Mary passed away on May 2, 2018 in Denver, Colorado.

Mary grew up with her sister in an Army family in the original Fort Logan in Colorado. Living within the military grounds she eventually continued her education at Loretto Heights College where she earned her Bachelor's degree in education. In 1952 she married James O'Neill, a Warrant Officer in the Army, his chosen career. Mary enjoyed their military life together that took them many places including Germany where she taught elementary school for several years. Eventually coming back to the States, Mary continued to teach until her retirement from Jefferson County Schools in Littleton, Colorado. During her retirement years, Mary loved and enjoyed family, friends, flowers and animals.

Mary is preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, James and her sister, Emaline. She is survived by her nephew, Hugh and his wife Regina Notz, Denver; niece, Patty Keesling, Elizabeth, CO; 6 great nieces, Erica, Melissa, Cailin, Kerry, Jody and Mindy; one great nephew, Caleb; and a great-great nephew and niece, Layne and Wren.

Memorial Service is scheduled for Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Olinger Hampden Mortuary 8600 E. Hampden Avenue Denver, CO 80231. Reception to follow the service.


  • Memorial Service Friday, May 18, 2018

Mary E. O'Neill

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Jill Porter

May 17, 2018

Aunt Mary, I hope you are hitting all those 7's in a row!!!! I know your gardens will be some of the prettiest gardens in heaven and I can just see you and Uncle Jim laughing and loving each other again! Enjoy! I love you and will miss you until I see you again!!!