The West Hollywood Recovery Center (WHRC), family and friends are hosting a celebration of life for John O’Neil at Plummer Park, 1166 N. Vista St. The event will take place at Fiesta Hall on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Doors will open at 3 p.m. and the service will begin at 3:30 pm.
There will be a light fare buffet and non-alcoholic drinks to follow the service. In honor of John’s colorful personality and fierce fashion sense, attendees are encouraged to dress in their most fabulous and festive outfits. Attendees are also encouraged to contribute to the playlist at the event by emailing the name of a song that reminds them of John to: [email protected]
John O’Neil was Board Vice President of the West Hollywood Recovery Center. He passed peacefully on Monday evening, May 22, 2023, following an aggressive cancer diagnosis. He was surrounded by family and close friends at Cedars Sinai. He was 61 years old.
John lived and worked in the City of West Hollywood for many years. He was a pillar in the recovering community. He recently celebrated 35 years of continuous clean and sober time on March 1, 2023. He was an inspiration and touched many lives in the West Hollywood community.
“John dedicated himself to service to our community and to uplifting those that were suffering,” reads a statement by The WHRC. “We are so grateful for the time we had with him and will miss him dearly. Thank you John for your Light, your service and for the love you’ve given all of us.”
In lieu of flowers, per John’s request, please consider a contribution to the West Hollywood
Log Cabin Restoration Fund:
Venmo: @Weho-Recovery (or)
West Hollywood Recovery Center
PO Box 69784
West Hollywood, CA 90048
Please notate “In memory of John O’Neil* on your contribution.
Call Shawn with any questions at: (310) 770-6265
About the West Hollywood Recovery Center/Log Cabin:
The mission of the West Hollywood Recovery Center & Log Cabin is to provide a meeting place for 12-Step groups and to provide assistance with addiction recovery, and prevention, education to those in need; to act as trusted servants; to provide positive social exposure and a meeting place for 12-step programs and their interests; to host 12-step meetings and related social activities within this environment; to foster 12-step programs and the 12 traditions associated with these programs as a way of life; to create a safe, nurturing environment for persons engaged in any 12-step program; to share experience, strength and hope; and abide by the “12 Concepts For World Service” as set forth in the service manual for Alcoholics Anonymous.