1931 – 2008
Putnam – Norbert C. McNeill, 77, of Farrows Street, died Tuesday, November 11, 2008 in Worcester, MA. Born in Beaverdale, PA., he was the son of the late John and Mary (Kline) McNeill.
Mr. McNeill was a graduate of Kane High School in Pennsylvania, and enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served in Army Finance in Germany. After completing his service, he graduated from Grove City College in 1958. While working for ten years for Johnson & Johnson, he attended DePaul University at night and received an M.B.A. in 1969. In 1971, he moved to Putnam to accept a job as controller with Danco Manufacturing where he worked until his retirement in 1985. In retirement, he was an avid golfer at Quinnatisset Golf Club and served as Trustee of BPOE Lodge 574 for five years and Quartermaster of VFW Post 1523 in Putnam for over 25 years. He enjoyed spending time with his loved ones at their family reunions.
Norbert is survived by two sisters, Louise Davis of South Dennis, MA, Janet and her husband Bill Barney of Watsontown, PA; her brother Regis and his wife Carolyn of Naples, ID; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Loretta Parrish, and Rita O’Donnell; and four brothers, Donald McNeill, Clair McNeill, Earl McNeill, and Ryan McNeill.
Services are respectfully omitted. Gilman Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.