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Maynard J. “Papa” Neal, age 90 of North Tonawanda, March 20, 2016 in Veteran’s Administration Hospital after a brief illness. Maynard was a faithful follower of Jesus Christ and was a WWII Marine Corp veteran. He work for Buffalo Pumps for over 40 years. He was an avid snow skier, hunter and sportsman. He was known as “Papa” to many generations. He was the husband of the late Caroline (nee Carbello) Neal who died in 2002. Beloved father of Roy Neal of North Tonawanda, Dolores “Dory” (Ken) Hill of Sanborn and William Neal of North Tonawanda. Grandfather of Amy (Bob) Santella of Middleport and Russell (Alison) Newman of Beverly, MA. Grandfather of Isabella, Sophia, and Julia. Brother of Percy Minnich; uncle of many nieces and nephews.
No prior visitation, family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Wednesday at 6 P.M. from the Niagara Alliance Church, 7041 Witmer Rd, in the Town of Wheatfield, the Rev. Dan Piazza will officiate, interment in Acacia Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Niagara Alliance Church, 7041 Witmer Rd, North Tonawanda, NY 14120. Guest register available at frettholdfuneralhome.com
Published on  March 20, 2016
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