Frank Neill

NEILL: Francis Joseph 'Frank' -

A resident of Charing Cross, Frank Neill passed away peacefully at his home with his family at his side on Monday, January 22, 2018 at the age of 78.

Born in Chatham, Frank was the son of the late Francis and Elfrieda (LaCharite) Neill.

Beloved husband of 59 years to Jane (nee Deseure).

Loving father of Charlene Bedford (Richard) of Ridgetown and the late Patricia Ann Neill (1983).

Proud grandfather of Danielle Higgins and Jeff Bedford (Sheila), both of Ridgetown.

Great-grandfather of Ryleigh, Bryer and Madi.

Dear brother to Gordon Neill (Georgina) of California, Beatrice Donais (Francis) of Chatham, Yvonne Oliver of Dresden and the late Bob Neill.

Brother-in-law to Yvonne Lavigne (Jack) of Sharbot Lake, Simonne Woods (late Norm) of London, the late Irma Osborne and the late Henry Deseure.

Frank drove truck for Charron Transport for 39 years before his retirement. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Frank loved camping and riding his motorcycle all across Canada.

Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00pm and 7:00 - 9:00pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home at 10:30 am on Thursday, January 25, 2018 with Fr. John Juhl officiating. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim.

Donations made in memory of Francis to the Kidney Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, 519-676-3451