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Kathleen O’Neill, 67, of Cape May, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 2, 2021 surrounded by her loving family.Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visitation at Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Road, Clark on Thursday, May 6 from 4 - 8 pm. The Funeral begins on Friday at 9:00 am at the Funeral Home, thence to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Mountainside, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Westfield. To offer condolences please visit www.walterjohnsonfh.comKathy was born in Manhattan, NY, grew up in Mountainside, then lived in Scotch Plains, prior to moving to Cape May 18 years, ago.Kathy was a lifeguard, registered nurse, caregiver and grandmother. She cared for others before herself. She found humor could heal sickness and became a caring clown through Bumper T. She was a sparkling spirit that would lift you up so you felt content and comforted.Grandma O’Neill’s grandchildren lit up her world as she did theirs, fueling the creativity and imagination within them. Beach combing, catching waves and tending to her garden brought joy to her heart. She was an observer and a quiet listener, a giver, musician, poet and artist.Kathy is survived by her beloved daughter Sara and her husband Brian and her cherished grandchildren, Charlotte and Vincent. She was predeceased by her loving husband Christopher O’Neill; her devoted parents, William and Dorothy (Klepacki) Wishbow and her brother William Wishbow.In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to Susan G. Komen North Jersey, 44 Middle Ave., 2nd Floor, Summit, NJ 07901.

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