Oliver Mac Neill

Oliver Mac Neill
109 O’Neill Park, Clones, Co. Monaghan and formerly of Millbrook.
Wednesday, 14th October.
Peacefully at Cavan General Hospital after a short illness.
He served his country and the cause of peace overseas as Company Srgt (C.S.) in the Irish Army and member of United Nations Peacekeeping Forces in Congo, Sinai, Lebanon.

Oliver died surrounded by his family. He is survived by his children David, Sean, Brian, Helena and Nuala; the mother of his children Colette; his grandchildren Billie-Jade, Matthew, Tara, Anna, Dylan, Isobel, Grace, Aaron, Luka, Una and Noah; his brother Paul; his son in law Micky, daughters in law Ger, Camilla and Nanako; his many nieces and nephews of the Mac Neill, Craig and McKay families; and his many other relatives, friends and neighbours.
Singer, Storyteller and Painter.
Warm, kind and funny.

Oliver will be resting at Lakelands Funeral Home, Dublin Rd., Cavan Thursday evening from six o’clock until eight o’clock. He will be brought from there Friday morning at 10.15am to the Sacred Heart Church, Clones to arrive for eleven o’clock Requiem Mass with interment in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Given COVID restrictions it will be a private family funeral. Please feel free to join us online for the funeral mass -http://www.clonesparish.com/webcam .
If you are thinking of flowers, please consider offering a kindness to someone who needs it instead, just like he would.

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12 COMMENTS

  1. So sad to see that Oliver has passed away. So enjoyed the many chats we had over the years. Great story teller and singer. Spent nights at parties in our house. Great memories. Sincere condolences to all of his family. Ann Farrell (McGhee) xx

  2. To the best uncle anyone could wish for. World has lost one more gent. Rest in peace Uncle Ollie and keep those sing songs going up there. Love you .

  3. Deepest Sympathy to the Mc Neill Family on the death of Oliver.R.I.P. One gentleman and a great Character. He will be sadly missed.

  4. My sincerest condolences to the Family of Oliver at this difficult time . Oliver was a true Gentleman. May He rest in peace.

  5. Deepest sympathy to the Mac Neill family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
    May he rest in peace. The Toye Family, Legar Hill, Clones.

  6. Our sincere condolences to Oliver’s family and loved ones. We have lovely memories of Oliver being a great raconteur, entertainer, and singer in our house back in the 80s. A gentleman who will be greatly missed.
    The McGhee Family

  7. So sorry to hear of Oliver’s death. Chatted to him several times in recent years as he had a coffee in Monaghan. A gentleman , always stylishly attired . Condolences to all the family.
    Jim and Geraldine Kelly.

  8. Our deepest sympathy to the McNeill family on the death of Oliver. A lovely man, a true gentleman. May he rest in peace.

  9. deepest sympathy to the mcmc neill family oliver and i became great friends when we stayed in the lodge in st lukes we kept in touch since and i spoke to him about a month ago we had sing/songs most nights and we had planned to meet up and then covid came along rip eddie mc entee tullyco co cavan 086 4054477

  10. so sorry to hear of oliver/s deat we became great friends when we stayed in the lodge in dublini phoned him about a month ago and he was in great form rip will miss your singing

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