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LASS, Kathleen (O'Neill)

LASS, Kathleen (O'Neill)

LASS - Kathleen (nee O'neill)
73, of Palm City, FL, passed away on Good Friday, April 19, 2019. She was born in South Buffalo, NY to William and Madeline O'Neill on January 22, 1946. Kathy began her life's work as a Nurse and Allegany Franciscan Sister. She served as a nurse for many years before accepting a Clinical Pastoral Residency at Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven, FL, followed by a Chaplaincy at St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL, 1976-1984 and the Director of the Pastoral Care Department at St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa, Florida, 1984 - 1992. In 1992, she married her husband John and they relocated to Palm City, FL where she began an eighteen year career as a Chaplain for Treasure Coast Hospice. She retired in 2010. Kathy is survived by John, her husband of nearly 27 years; her brother Dennis (Patty-late) O'Neill, Penfield, NY; sister Maureen (Robert-late) Shoemaker, Destin, FL; sister Patricia (Dale) McCabe, West Seneca, NY. In addition, Kathy is survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Kathy will be remembered for her strong faith, love of family, compassionate care for the sick and dying, her hospitality, kindness, wisdom, Irish wit and laughter. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 10:30 am at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 1140 Abbott Road, Buffalo, NY 14220. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated and should be directed to the Children's Scholarship Program at the YMCA of the Treasure Coast, FL, 1700 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, FL 34996. Arrangements are under the care of All County Funeral Home & Crematory, Stuart, FL

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