Michael A. Neil, 68, of Berlin, passed away on Wednesday October 11, 2017, at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. He was born in Berlin on April 19, 1949, the son of the late Kenneth and Margaret (Christman) Neil and was raised in Berlin. He entered the U.S. Navy upon graduation and made it his career. He then worked at the U.S.O. in Guam before returning to N.H. to raise his young son, Christopher. Michael was a member of the Heritage Baptist Church, did volunteer hospice work, and was a substitute teacher.
Family includes his children Jennifer Scully and husband Jim of Bakersfield, Calif., Kelley Robinson of Bakersfield, Calif., Brian Neil of Bakersfield, Calif. and Christopher Neil of Sterling, Va.; his siblings Ken Neil and wife Bobbi of Hooksett, N.H., Maggie Letellier and husband Bill of Berlin, N.H., Bruce Neil and wife Nancy of Gorham, N.H., Lisa Couture and husband Marcel of Berlin, N.H., Molly Chaloux and husband Wayne of Gonic, N.H. and Chris Lavigne and husband Steve of Berlin, N.H.; grandchildren Aiden, Dylan and Maxwell Scully of Bakersfield, Calif. and Brayden and Maliyah Neil of Sterling, Va.; nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by brothers Donald Neil and Robert Neil.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday October 16, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 180 Hillside Ave., Berlin. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 4 to 6 p.m., prior to the service. Interment will be at a later date at the N.H. State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H. Donations in his memory may be made to assist with funeral expenses. Online guestbook at www.bryantfuneralhome.net and Bryant Funeral Home on Facebook.