EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

January 18, 2013

Edward V. O'Neill Jr., 43

Methuen — Edward V. O’Neill, Jr., of Methuen, passed away January 14, 2013, following a hard fought battle with cancer and other illnesses, loving family and friends were at his side. He was the husband of Dawn M. (Pearson) O’Neill of Methuen.

Born in Melrose in 1969, he was the son of Edward and Marion (Crosby) O’Neill of Nashua, N.H. Eddie graduated from Medford High School in 1987. He was self-employed. D.J. Eddie was full of life and enjoyed family gatherings, collecting antique gumball machines, cooking and spending time at the family camp on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Besides his wife Dawn and his parents, he leaves a loving son, Owen O’Neill; two brothers, James and his wife, Heather O’Neill of Indiana, Adam and his wife, Kimberly O’Neill of Billerica; his mother in-laws, Barbara and Anne Belanger of S. Lawrence; brother in-law, Keith and his wife, Liz Pearson of Grafton; and his loving nieces and nephews, Kaitlin, Kelly, Bella, Christopher, Madison and Seth.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visitation on Monday, January 21, 2013 from 3-8 p.m. in the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be at Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill.

In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations in Eddie’s name to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. Please see www.cataudellafh.com to leave the family a condolence.