Janet O'Neill

Janet O'Neill passed away peacefully on July 3rd, 2013 at Serenity House in Santa Barbara, CA. She was a loving mother, wife and true friend.

She traveled from Ireland to the United States when she was twenty years old, where she soon met the love of her life. She was married on July 15th, 1972 among friends and family.

She loved hiking and camping outdoors, had a knack for words and a mischievous sense of humor. She was passionate about her job, and enjoyed spending over three decades at Cottage Hospital.

She is survived by her husband, Gordon Furman, daughter Annalise Furman, son-in-law Matthew Rice, daughter Julia-Rose Furman, and pets Guinness and Todi.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Foundation or Serenity House of Santa Barbara are welcome.

A celebration of life party will be held on Saturday, July 20th, 2013 at 5pm. For information and directions please contact Julia-Rose at

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