John J. O’Neil, 95, died at home in Bourne Village on October 26.

He was the husband of Barbara A. O’Neil.

A member of the Cambridge High and Latin Class of 1944, he went on to graduate in 1950 from Boston College.

Mr. O’Neil was a US Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

He was a career educator, and also an avid gardener.

In addition to his wife, he leaves six children, 20 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be private with a Mass to be said in the spring.

Burial is at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bourne.

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