Teresa O'Neil, 83, enjoyed drum and bugle competitions
Teresa (Minervini) O'Neil, 83, died Oct. 9 at Mulberry Gardens in Southington. She was the widow of James E. O'Neil.
She was born March 10, 1930, in Waterbury, the daughter of the late Ortenzio and Rose (Papiano) Minervini. Raised in Waterbury, she attended local schools. She graduated from Wilby High School in 1947, and the Comptometer School of Waterbury in 1948.
She was employed first by the Colonial Bank and Trust Co., before retiring in the late 1980s from the Bank of Boston.
She was a communicant of St. Thomas Church, a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary of the Clifford French Post 22, and enjoyed attending drum and bugle, as well as fife and drum competitions.
She is survived by her three sons, James J. O'Neil, and his wife, Paula, of Thomaston; Timothy K. O'Neil, and his wife, Theresa, of New Milford; and Charles A. O'Neil, and his wife, Diana, of Watertown; six grandchildren, James, Christopher, Jessica, Alexandra, Olivia and Christina; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by three brothers, Ralph, Joseph and Art; and her sister, Connie.
The Lyons Funeral Home in Thomaston was in charge of the arrangements.
Burial was in Hillside Cemetery in Thomaston.