Peacefully at the Queensway Nursing Home, Hensall on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Dorothy (Fenn) MacNeil for 64 years. Proud father of Josie Mortimer (Denys), Mike MacNeil, David MacNeil, and Carol Pelletier (Murray). Cherished papa of Christopher (Krista), Angela (Dan), Tony (Alana), Matthew (Anne), and Bryan (Amanda), and great papa of Joey, Lauren, Caelan, Jordyn, Van, Dorothy-Anne, Logan and Lucas. Dear brother of Dena MacLeod (Leo). Missed by many nieces and nephews and cousins. Predeceased by parents Mary Ann and John Dan MacNeil, brothers Dan, Ambrose and Jerome, and sisters Cil, Renie, Liz, Caddie and Josie.
Mike enjoyed music, was an avid harmonica player and a master of the spoons for “42 years”. He was a long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion. Mike’s music will be missed at the many family gatherings and in the halls of Queensway.
Keeping with Mike’s wishes cremation has taken place. A celebration of Mike’s life will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, EXETER on Thursday, September 8th at 1 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or BREATHE – The Lung Association would be appreciated by the family.