Obituary of Elizabeth O'Neil
Elizabeth "Betty" O'Neil (formerly Betty Murray), 94, of St. Petersburg passed away December 30, 2022 at Sabal Palms Health & Rehabilitation. She was born on August 30, 1928 in Racine, Wisconsin.
Betty graduated from Immaculate Conception Academy in Davenport, IA. In 1964 she moved from Roselle, IL to Plant City, FL. Eventually, she settled down here in St. Petersburg, FL in 1971.
Betty was a very devout Catholic and attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. She took pride in volunteering at Largo Medical Center for over 10 years. Betty most enjoyed music, dancing, reading, spending many hours in her yard gardening, and rooting for the Tampa Bay Rays during baseball season.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents John and Madora Leady, her first husband John "Jack" Murray, her second husband Richard O’Neil, and son John Murray.
She is survived by her sons, Michael Murray of Lostine, OR, Patrick Murray, Kevin Murray, and Brian Murray of St. Petersburg, stepchildren Richard, Philip, and Marianne, sister Mary Brogan of Whittier, NC, grandchildren Christina, Nicholas, Chaz, Gareth, Caevan, Cailey, Chase, Maleah, Megan, Aubrey, and Jack, and great grandchildren Zoe and Thea.
The family will receive friends at Reese Funeral Home on Wednesday January 11, 2023 from 6PM -8PM. A funeral mass will be at Blessed Sacrament on Thursday January 12, 2023 at 11am with a graveside service to follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Elizabeth O'Neil, please visit Tribute Store