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Louise T. O'Neill, of Palm Beach Gardens, born July 4, 1943, was rescued by God from her 16 year battle with Leukemia on September 6, 2018, at 12:41PM. Louise will be lovingly remembered by her husband, David, and their children, Christopher and Mary. Forever remembered and adored by her grandchildren, Mikael, Liam, Killian, and greatly missed by her brother, Richard; sister-in-law, Linda; and her niece and nephew whom she loved tremendously. Louise was the Comptroller in the Registrar's office of Cardinal Newman High School, a position she held for 20 years. She was a faithful and devoted communicant of the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola, Palm Beach Gardens where she volunteered with great gusto. For many years, she taught C.C.D. at the Cathedral and at St. Clare Catholic Church in North Palm Beach. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2:30PM Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola, 9999 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, with Very Rev. Thomas E. Barrett, Rector, presiding. Visitation will be from 10:30AM to 12:30PM at NORTHWOOD FUNERAL HOME, 5608 Broadway, West Palm Beach, prior to her mass. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks for donations in Louise's name to either: St. Clare Catholic School Scholarship Fund, 821 Prosperity Farms Road, North Palm Beach, Fl. 33408, or, Cardinal Newman High School Scholarship Fund, 512 Spencer Dr. West Palm Beach, Fl. 33409.
"Please don't say that I gave up; just say that I gave in. Don't say I lost the battle, for it was God's war to loose or win. Please don't say how good I was, but that I did my best. Just say I tried to do what's right, to give the most I could, not less. Please don't give me wings or halos, that is for God to do. I want no more than I deserve. No extras, just my due. Please don't give me flowers, or talk in harsh tones. Don't be concerned about me now. I am well with God, I have made it home."