Sister M. Leonie O'NEILL

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Service Information
John Rhind Funeral Directors
13-19 London St
Christchurch, Canterbury
033799920
Death Notice

O'NEILL,
Sister M Leonie RSM, QSM
Helen Josephine:
On Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Nazareth House, Christchurch, supported by her Mercy community, family and staff. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved member of Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa, Sisters of Mercy New Zealand, in the 69th year of her religious profession. Dearly loved daughter of the late Patrick Joseph (Joe) and Elizabeth, much loved sister and sister-in-law of the late Evelyn and Tony Gallagher, and sister of the late Father (Patrick) John O'Neill SM; loved aunt of John and Susie, Peter and Jackie, Kevin and Lyn, Sharon and Rodney Morton, Gerard and Lyn, and Rosemary and Phil Hughes. Loved great-aunt and great-great-aunt of her many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff of Nazareth House and Mercy Carers. Due to current restrictions the Funeral Mass and interment are private.
Kia okioki ia i runga
i te rangimarie.
May Leonie rest in peace.
For the link to view the livestream, or later viewing of the Funeral Mass, point the camera of your phone or tablet at the QR code and it will take you directly to the livestream. Alternatively type the link
https://youtu.be/-eMrew86NDQ A Memorial Service will be arranged at a later date.

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Published in The Press on Sept. 15, 2021
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