Teresa O’Neil

Published: April 22, 2019 at 01:35 pm


Teresa Ann O’Neil, 58, of Newtown, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, April 16, at 10:30 pm. Born September 6, 1960, in Milford, she was the daughter of Louis and Jacqueline Cotton.

Teresa was a well-known horseback riding instructor, very active in her parish community of St Rose, and a member of the Newtown Strong Therapy dogs. Terry touched every life she came in contact with. She loved her husband, children, and granddaughter dearly. Terry ran numerous Ragnars, was a blackbelt, competed in ballroom dancing, and loved her horses and farming.

She is survived by her husband of eight years, Neal O’Neil; son, Daniel; daughter and son-in-Law, Kacy and Mike; and her granddaughter, Kailey.

Calling hours will be held Thursday, April 25, from 5 to 8 pm at Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, April 26, at 10:30 am, in Saint Rose of Lima Church, Newtown.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Newtown Strong Therapy Dogs, The Avielle Foundation, and Ability Beyond.

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