CALAIS – Gertrude Jean “Trudy” O’Neill, 75, died Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at a Bangor hospital. Trudy was born Aug. 2, 1930, in Norton, N.B., Canada, daughter of the late Talmadge and Lily (Tait) Vail. She graduated in 1951 from the Chipman/Charlotte County Memorial Hospital School of Nursing and worked for many years as a registered nurse at the Charlotte County Hospital in St. Stephen, N.B. While in college, she met Donald O’Neill, whom she married Sept. 16, 1952. Trudy was a member of the Chipman School of Nursing Alumni, former Lioness and enjoyed playing cards and scrabble with her close friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Don in 2001; and a brother, Murray Vail. Surviving are her children and grandchildren, whom she loved dearly; two sons, Vince O’Neill and wife, Renee, of Cooper and Jeff O’Neill and Debbie Seger of Calais; two daughters, Donna O’Neill and friend, Mike Cole, of Fort Pierce, Fla. and Janie Morrell and husband, Ernie, of Calais; eight grandchildren, Janice McConvey, Erin Adams and husband, Andy, Chris LaPointe, Michael Morrell and wife, Carrie, Darren Morrell, Nathan O’Neill, Jayden O’Neill, and Michaela Carson; four great-grandchildren, Tiara Knowles, Connor and Ryan Adams and Asa Morrell; a brother, Talmadge Vail of Toronto; five sisters, Viola Maxey of Toronto, May Muir of Heathland, N.B. Canada, Ina Russell of Oak Hill, N.B., Fern Armstrong of Norton, N.B.and Gerna McCullum of Norton, N.B.; several nieces and nephews, and all her special friends that cared for her. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the funeral home with Pastor Bob Hinton officiating. Friends may pay tribute at www.maysfuneralhome.com