McNEILL - J. Joseph Age 88, of the City of Tonawanda, unexpectedly, October 6, 2019 at his residence. Loving husband of 62 years to Jean O. (nee Greene) McNeill; talkative father of Joseph (Irene) McNeill, Maureen (Richard) Napoli, Marcia (Mark) Saltarelli and James (Jill) McNeill; grandfather of Erin (Bo), Sara (Mike), Hilary (Mario), Lukas (Jill), Rachel, JJ, Mark, Adam, Kyle, Emily and Patrick; great-grandfather of Austin, Connor, Ava and Max; brother of Leon (Mary Jane) and Emmett (Patricia) McNeill; also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Joe retired from Ashland Oil in 1992. He was a Life Member of the Eldredge Bicycle Club, a member and Past Commodore of the Anerald Boat Club, Honorary Member of the Niagara Hose Vol Fire Co., founding member of the Town of West Union Vol. Fire Dept., active member and Head Usher of St. Francis of Assisi Church and a member of Ashland Oil Retirees Club. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, October 9 from 6-8 PM and Thursday, October 10 from 4-8 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts) in Tonawanda. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM Friday, October 11 in St. Francis of Assisi RC Church, 150 Broad St., in Tonawanda. Everyone welcome. Please assemble at the church. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined, memorial contributions are preferred to St. Francis of Assisi Church or to Golisano Upstate Childrens Hospital, Syracuse, NY. Condolences may be shared at www.rothfuneral.com.
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