Fr. Oneil A. Monzillo, 89, of Las Vegas, passed away Wednesday September 24, 2014.
Born September 26, 1924 in Newark, NJ, he was ordained on May 23, 1953 in California. He dedicated his life to God and the Catholic Church. For the past 20 years he has served the Las Vegas Catholic Diocese at both St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church. Prior to serving Las Vegas, he was a teacher, principal. And parish priest in various parishes in Louisiana, New Jersey and Florida.
Fr. Monzillo is survived by his sister Rose Ricciardi, brother Jerry Monzillo and his wife Dolores. He was the beloved uncle to Karen Ricciardi and her husband Bruce Kobelski, Anthony Ricciardi Jr. and his wife Ann, Marie Sloane and her husband Robert, Thomas Ricciardi, Jerry Monzillo Jr., Maryann Young and her husband Paul. He was a great uncle to Curtis, Michael, Matthew, Christina, Kristin, Jerry, Nicholas, Alaina, and Kelly Anne, as well as many cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Emidio and Mary Monzillo, sister Margaret Monzillo, and brother-in-lawAnthony Ricciardi Sr.
A funeral mass will be celebrated 10 am Saturday in St. Lucy's Church Newark. Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery North Arlington. Arrangements by the Megaro Memorial Home 503 Union Ave Belleville (megaromemorialhome.com).
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