Melvin James Neal, age 77,
of Millcreek,Erie,PA, formerly of Rossiter, Pa.,
passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012 at the PA Solders & Sailors Home. He was born in Rossiter, Pa. on June 27, 1935, son of the late Carl and Helen Neal.
Jim was a member of the New Apostolic Church.
He was employed with Benjamin Coal Co.
and then self employed in excavating prior to retirement. Jim was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War and was past president and life member of the American Legion in Rossiter. Jim is survived by his wife of 42 years, Henrietta "Hedy" Neal; two sons, Daniel Neal (Kristy) and Eric Neal (Susan); one daughter, Monika Kies; one brother, Milt Neal (Reine); close friends, Andy and Marcella Wyant; 10 grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the New Apostolic Church on Sunday at 5 p.m. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to New Apostolic Church, 6005 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16509.
( Erie Times-News on July 13, 2012)
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