Mary O'Neill





Mary O'Neill


Born
New York, New York, The United States
Died
January 02, 1990

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Mary ONeill was raised in what she describes as a wonderful barn of a Victorian house in Berea, Ohio, where she wrote and directed plays for her younger brothers and sisters . She was educated at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, and Western Reserve in Cleveland and the University of Michigan. Mrs. ONeill entered the advertising field and became a partner in her own advertising agency. She retired from advertising and lived in New York City.

Mrs, ONeill's books include the very popular books of verse Hailstones and Halibut Bones and People I'd Like to Keep, and the distinguished Saints: Adventures in Courage.

Mrs. O'Neill died of heart failure on January 2, 1990, in Yuma (Ariz.) Regional Medical Center. She was 84 years old.

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“Think of what starlight
And lamplight would lack
Diamonds and fireflies
If they couldn’t lean against Black. . . .”
Mary O'Neill, Hailstones and Halibut Bones