Sheri O’Neil-Goss


Sheri O’Neil, 56, died unexpectedly January 7, 2021 at home. She was born on April 8, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of Carol Lee Caldwell and Francis (Frank) O’Neil, now deceased.

Sheri graduated from Brooklyn High School, class of 1982. After high school, she went to NED school. She later took up photography as a hobby and submitted a multitude of her work to the Cleveland Zoo for display. She had her first child in 1985, around this time she had become a phlebotomist. Her medical background also included being a drug counselor.

Sheri had an open heart and poured an abundance love into to all she came in contact with, people and animals alike. She once had a pet skunk which gained her the nickname of Skunk from those closest to her. She loved reading and writing. She’d spend her days reading in her free time. You may be surprised to learn that she also a published author! She wrote an assortment of poems and fanfare. Crocheting for her was a labor of love. She made every one of her grandchildren  a blanket and booties at birth.

She was preceded in death by her father, and her son in law, Devrick Stewart.

She was survived by her mother, ex husband, Mark Goss, long time boyfriend, Matthew Hennessey, sister Louise Buerger and brothers Jim & Wayne O’Neil.

She leaves to mourn Pierre McJunkins and their children Sheritha, Jacquelyn, Sonia and Ramona McJunkins, (her husband Shadi). Mary and Pierre Tompkins and Carolyn Johnson. As well as a host of grand children:

Aaliyah, Demar, Devri, Ryan, Sir Francis, Rylie

Devrick Jr, Sianna, Sionna, Pierre Jr, and Julianna.

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  1. D’Angelo says:

    Rest peacefully you had the most beautiful spirit

  2. Chiela Long says:

    Rest Peacefully Sheri glad I got to know you. You will be missed my friend. I love you

  3. Ramona McJunkins says:

    I love you mommy. My favorite girl forever.

  4. Christine Elkins says:

    Sheri, I am sorry you are gone so soon. Please give everyone up there a big hug from me. Thank you for saving my life after my relapse back in 2004. Thank you for the beautiful people you have brought into this world to make it a brighter place. I miss you my friend. Your children and grandchildren are beautiful and strong. Rest easy knowing that, my friend.

  5. Sonia says:

    I love you mommy, so much. Please be there waiting on me with open arms at the gates of the great unknown I need to tell you everything I couldn’t