It is with sadness that we announce the passing of James Roderick O’Neill on September 27, 2018 after a long battle with cancer.
Born in Glace Bay, he was the son of the late Tom and Ann (Gillis) O'Neill.
Sonny was predeceased by his wife of nearly fifty years, Audrey Dolina Redmond (Glace Bay) and son Daniel Joseph O’Neill (Glace Bay).
Sonny is survived by daughter Kathleen Beatrice Nixon, son-in-law Jeff Nixon of Hamilton, grandsons, James and Jonathan Nixon of Hamilton and son James Ronald O’Neill and Alexandria Moss of Hamilton.
Sonny worked on the railroad in Cape Breton then moved to Ontario where he was employed with Stelco Steel for many years.
Sonny will be missed by his extended family and friends from coast to coast.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay.There will be no services.
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