Michael “Mick” O’Meara, 91, of Onaway died at home Wednesday, January 28, 2015. The son of Michael Patrick and Elizabeth (Robert) O’Meara, Mick was born September 22, 1923, was raised in Onaway and graduated from Onaway High School.
Surviving Mick are his two sons, Mike O’Meara (Fran Chagnon) of Onaway and Brian (Debbie) O’Meara of Millersburg; three daughters, Pam (Dale) Willey and Barbara (Todd) Willey, both of Onaway, and Mary (Matt) Harley of Ortonville; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; as well as his dearly-loved dachshund, Fritz. Mick was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia; son, Kevin; and two half-sisters, Kate and Pauline.
Visitation and a Rosary service were held at the Chagnon Funeral Home Friday, January 30, 2015. The funeral Mass was at St. Paul Catholic Church in Onaway Saturday, January 31, 2015. The Rev. Chet Collins officiated. Mick’s final resting place will be at St. Paul Cemetery in Onaway. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation in memory of Michael O’Meara to the Onaway Sports Boosters or to the Youth Catechism Program at St. Paul Catholic Church. Condolences may be shared with Mick’s family at www.chagnonfh.com.