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Service set for Catherine Patricia O'Neil

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Catherine Patricia (Malone) O誰eil of Portage passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 in Valparaiso. She was 81.

She was born August 14, 1928 in Paterson, N.J. She was married to Robert Henry O誰eil, who preceded her in death on October 7, 1977.

Catherine is survived by her children Robert O誰eil (wife Kathleen) of Spring Hill, Tenn., Kathleen A. O誰eil of Portage, Linda M. Terrill (husband John) of Porter, Timothy F. O誰eil of Portage and Erin M. Havrilla (Rick) of Nashville, Tenn.; grandchildren Colleen L.C. McCormick (Matthew), Ashley O誰eil (Bennett Klinert), Colin J.R. Terrill, Robert G. O誰eil, Christopher W. Terrill, Kira K. Terrill, Briana E. O誰eil, Richard J. Havrilla Jr., Madeline E. Havrilla and Kathryn M. Havrilla; great grandchildren Maricolleen G. McCormick and Aiden Klinert; brother Theodore Anderson of Hollywood, Fla.; sister Maureen Spano of West Paterson, N.J.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Joseph Rutledge; mother, Kathleen Rutledge; and daughter, Maricolleen P. O誰eil-Propeck.

Catherine was an area resident since 1964 and was a founding member of Nativity of Our Savior Parish. She worked as a banker for Northern Indiana Bank and Trust and had many beloved relatives spread across the country.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 at 10 a.m. at Nativity of Savior Catholic Church, 2949 Willowcreek Road, Portage. Entombment will follow at Graceland Cemetery in Valparaiso. Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 1, 2010 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage.


Posted 12/31/2009