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Mrs. Priscilla  C. (Day) Neal
  • In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to: Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, 63 Elm St., Salisbury, MA 01952 or to ALS Association Mass. Chapter, 15 Norwood Pk South, 1st FL, Norwood, MA 02062.

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“You passed from our sight one year ago today, and into the sight of Another. You are missed, but the sorrow is lessened by the knowledge that you are...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Steve Neal - Son

“For the past couple/three months I have tried to contact Priscilla by phone, only to have it ring and ring. Today I tried again, and got the message...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Bob Radostits - Chicago, IL

“I will miss her dearly...she was such a pleasure to know ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: christine fox - walpole, MA

“I am sorry for your great loss. May the God who "binds up the broken-hearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your family durning this...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Sally

“Winter comes to the landA chill is in the airLeaves fall, a brown coat for the forest floorSoon to turn whiteThe river slowly freezes over and ceases...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Steve Neal - Middleton, MA - Son

“It is with great sadness that we learn about Priscilla Neal or Cilla's passing. She was a great advocate for cats, and for many years she helped as a...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: MRFRS Marion Horrocks - Danvers, MA

“Very sad to hear of Cilla's passing. She carries a special place in my heart. I first met Cilla at PetSmart in Danvers where she was a volunteer for...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Marion Horrocks - Boxford, MA

A small tribute to Priscilla in the parlor of All Saints Episcopal Church of the North Shore. “To all of Priscilla's family and friends -- from the parish of All Saints North Shore (formerly Calvary) -- our deep condolences on the passing of...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Fran Weil Warden, All Saints North Shore - MA

“It is not possible to describe a person in just a few words. We all mean different things to different people. But as I look through these wonderful...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Steve Neal - Middleton, MA - Son

“All memories of Aunt Priscilla are fond. She was one of the most kind-hearted people I've ever met. She was easy to talk to, and a good listener. I...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Sarah Dotson - Newmarket, NH

On the beach with Aunty P “It was my great pleasure to be Aunty P's room-mate one Summer vacation. She was part of the family at once, and her sweetness and gentle spirit will...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Bill Siebert - OOB, ME

“Auntie P,I will always treasure memories of family gatherings, time spent with you and Uncle Charlie, and all of the years of fun at the beach at...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: heather siebert - ME - Family

“Dear Priscilla,God bless you and may you rest in peace.With sincerest sympathy,Laurie, Roland, Melissa and Justin Reale ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Lauren Reale - Ipswich, MA

“Priscilla was a stalwart member for many years of Middleton's Friday morning COA/CC hiking group and of the Middleton Stream Team. Her quick wit...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Pike Messenger - Middleton, MA

“Priscilla was a good friend, the kind who would bring food when you were sick. She was lively, cheerful and full of stories. Beethoven was a favorite...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Katharine Brown - Middleton, MA

“Aunt Priscilla always had an opinion and was good and quick to express her view. Christmas and Thanksgiving family parties were my favorite times and...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Peter Thompson - Littleton, MA

“Priscilla was a cherished member of All Saints Episcopal church in Danvers for many years and was a valued member of our church Prayer Shawl Knitting...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Julia Saunders - Danvers, MA

“May Priscilla's friends and family find comfort in all the great memories we have of Priscilla. She had a loving heart. May she RIP. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Rita Overbaugh - Peabody, MA

“One of my fondest memories of gram is from many years ago when she and I used to go to Ponderosa every weekend. We'd talk and eat for an hour and...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Eric Neal - Middleton, MA

MIDDLETON- Mrs. Priscilla C. (Day) Neal, 83, of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Charles W. Neal Jr., died Friday, December 30, 2016 at the Hunt Nursing Center, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Melrose, she was the daughter of the late Laurence and Harriet (Inman) Day. Raised and educated in Melrose she was a graduate of Melrose High School, class of 1950. Priscilla continued her education and received her Bachelor's Degree from Boston University.

Mrs. Neal had been employed in the customer service department at Bostik, Inc. of Middleton for many years until the time of her retirement.

A longtime resident of the Town of Middleton, Priscilla was very active in her community and was the Secretary of the town Finance Committee. A lover of animals, she was an dedicated volunteer for many years with the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society. Priscilla was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a member the Kappa Delta Psi Sorority of Melrose.

A loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, family was most important to Priscilla and she cherished the times she was able to spend with them. She will be deeply missed.

Surviving Priscilla are her son, Stephen Neal of Middleton and step-son Douglas Neal and his wife Joan of Bedford New Hampshire, her step-daughter, Sandra Bridges and her husband Paul of Pembroke, her grandson, Eric Neal and his wife Daisy of Middleton as well as several step-grandchildren and great grandchildren, her sister, Nancy Thompson of Georgetown and several nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late John Day.

Arrangements: Her funeral service will be held in the Peterson O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St. (Rte 62) Danvers on Friday January 6, 2016 at 11 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation prior to the service from 10 to 11 A.M. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, 63 Elm St., Salisbury, MA 01952 or to ALS Association Mass. Chapter, 15 Norwood Pk South, 1st FL, Norwood, MA 02062. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit