Jennifer Jones O'Neil, 72, a kind and gentle spirit, known for both her sweet smile and her gift for bringing together friends, died on December 14, 2020 at her home.
Born on February 6, 1948, in Hagerstown, MD, she was a daughter of the late Randall Woods Jones and the late Louise Zeger Jones.
She was a 1966 graduate of James Buchanan High School and a 1969 graduate of Shippensburg State College where she also received a Master’s Degree in 1972.
She was employed by Tuscarora School District for 33 years where she taught first and second grades at Mercersburg Elementary School.
She was a member of Trinity Unity Church of Christ in Mercersburg where she taught Sunday School for 20 years and served on Consistory as a deacon. She was a member and the past president of The Women’s Club of Mercersburg.
Jennifer is survived by her husband, Timothy O’Neil, to whom she was married for 51 years. Also surviving are two daughters, Shani O’Neil Calhoun and husband Ken Calhoun of Henderson, NV, and Katie O’Neil and wife Sonya Anthony of Baltimore, MD, and one grandson, Jacob Calhoun of Henderson, NV.
A memorial service for Jennifer will be Zoom broadcasted starting at 11:00 AM on Monday, December 21, 2020 with Pastor James Hughes officiating. Those wanting to attend the Zoom Meeting ID: 853 2374 3639 can join starting at 10:30 AM on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Foundations for Women’s Cancer, or National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.
Arrangements by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc. Mercersburg, Pennsylvania