Joyce A. MacLeod O’Neil

Joyce A. MacLeod O’Neil, of Quincy, died after a brief illness, at Marina Bay Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Quincy, Thursday May 18, 2017.

Born in Pittsfield, she was a graduate of North Quincy High School and was employed as an underwriter at John Hancock Insurance for many years.

Beloved wife of the late William T. O’Neil. Loving mother of Christina O’Neil and step-mother of Attorney Peter O’Neill of Quincy, Michael O’Neill and his wife Debbie of Weymouth, Ellen O’Neill Matranga of Weymouth and the late Paul K. O’Neill, Brian P. O’Neill, William “Red” O’Neill, Nancy Duff, Patricia Downey and Evelyn Burke. Step-grandmother of Jeanne and Tom Lanahan of Sagamore Beach, Lisa and Bob Campbell of Weymouth and John Downey of Weymouth.

Sister of Marion MacLeod Early and her husband Jim of Westwood and the late Carol MacLeod. Cousin of Bill MacLaren of Duxbury and Mary Jane MacLaren Makrides of Newton. Great friend of Meg Gillis and Annie Hooper.

At Joyce’s request, funeral service and burial in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, were private.

Donations in Joyce’s memory may be made to Animal Rescue League of Boston, 10 Chandler Street, Boston, MA 02116. 617-426-9170.