Obituaries

Donald “Mac” McNeill

July 8th, 2015

Donald “Mac” McNeill, age 92, of Tewksbury, originally of Somerville, MA, passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 6, 2015.

Donnie was the beloved husband of Shirley (Sorenson) McNeill of 65 years, devoted father of Zane McNeill & and his partner Lori Muncy, Enge Murray & her husband John, Claire Babineau & her husband Thomas all of Tewksbury, the late Donald W. McNeill USMC, and Frank O. McNeill, loving “Grampa” of Monique Horsman and her husband Paul, Camille McNeill and her partner Brian Mekdecci, Marlene McNeill and her partner Mike O’Connell, Duran McNeill and his fiancé Sheila Mouleart, Christian Murray and his partner Jaymie Giuffre, Frank O. Murray and his cherished grandson the late Carl Giannelli, “Great-Grampa” of Kaylee, Nathan, and Ryan Horsman, Giovanni Giannelli and his mother Alisa Legerstrom, Bo Mekdecci and Roysin O’Connell, cherished son of the late Frank and Jessie M. (Elliott) McNeill, dear brother of Muriel McNeill of Cambridge, Frank McNeill of Winchester and the late Elliott McNeill, Gene McNeill and Rita Hartshone. Don is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Also, his beloved dog, Rusty.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday, July 17th from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 6:00 p.m. Memorial donations in Don’s name may be made to Salvation Army, 10W Algonquin Road, Desplain, Illinois 60016-6000.

Don was retired from Teamsters Local #25 as well as co-owner of Rams Incorporated. Don also served in the United States Coast Guard – Merchant Marine during World War II.

He will be greatly missed by his children, grandchildren, as well as his great grandchildren.

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10 Entries in Guest Book for “Donald “Mac” McNeill”

  1. Jo Baro says:

    I am so sorry to hear of this. Sending prayers and love to you all. Love and hugs from the Baro Family

  2. Rosemarie Whipple says:

    Aunt Shirley and family I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Donnie. He was a wonderful Uncle and will always be remembered as so.

    Love Rosemarie

  3. Ellen Cooper says:

    Auntie Shirley and Family, I was very sad to hear the news of Uncle Donnie’s passing. I wish there were words to help you all feel better but there never are under these circumstances. I’m sure he’s reunited with Donnie, Frankie, Carl and others who’ve gone before him. With love and prayers to all of you, Ellen

  4. Michelle "Reid" Ayer says:

    Shirley and family. I am sorry to hear of Donnie’s passing. But his presence will be with you all every day, and his legacy will live on in all his grandchildren. Donnie I’m sure my parents will be happy to see you

    Big Hugs

  5. Dr. Gail McNeill says:

    The family of Elliott McNeill send our sympathies and condolences for the loss of your husband of so many years. We are sorry for your loss

  6. Jim Drown says:

    Dear Shirley and family. My deepest sympathy to you. Donnie was a good friend and buddy! I always looked forward to seeing him and talking with him. I know his loss is very difficult. He was such a wonderful man. I will miss him. I send my love and prayers that the Lord will comfort you in your time of loss. Jim Drown

  7. Jamie and Ken Strzepek says:

    Dear Shirley and family, We send you our love and prayers for the loss of your dear Donnie. My dad is Jim Drown. He was always talking about how he and Donnie worked together and what a great guy he was. We send your our deepest condolences. Jamie (Drown) and Ken Strzepek

  8. Jean Reid says:

    DEAR Shirley and family, cherish all the good memories. DONNIE was a great friend to my dad and family, really like a brother. We have many good memories of Donnie. Hay was delivered today and it made me chuckle. He is letting me know he is good. He is with his 2 sons and grandson, comforting each other. I am sure he is enjoying his tea! Love and prayers to all of you.

  9. Dona Scannell says:

    Dearest Aunt Shirley and family:
    So sorry about the loss of Uncle Donnie. He will always be in my heart. I am proud to be named after him. He was always good to our family and to many others as well. Love, Dona

  10. Muriel Daly says:

    Dear Shirley and family:
    I am sorry that our beloved Donnie has passed. He will always be with us in spirit and in our hearts. He was a great big brother and I will remember him always. His loving sister, Muriel

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