Mabel's Story

SEARSPORT - MABEL FRANCES MCNEAL passed away peacefully on May 21, 2014. Teri (as she preferred to be called) was born in Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine on August 4, 1932. She is survived by her brother Dale Theriault of Maine and her son Donald McNeal, daughter Karen McNeal and son-in-law John Pangiochi, all of Searsport, Maine. Teri is the proud grandmother of Justin, Joshua, Kaitlyn and Samuel Clark; as well as Christopher McNeal and his wife Danielle, Heather McNeal Datta and her husband Sunny, Laura McNeal Downs and Bryan McNeal. Her great grandchildren include Zandra Downs, Guilianna and Alexandria Clark and Riley McNeal. Other surviving family include many nieces and nephews, all very much loved by "Aunt Mae."

Mabel was a hard worker all of her life, concluding a long, successful career in the late 1990s as a Human Resources Director for AAFES in Rome, New York and Leominister, Massachusetts.

She will be laid to rest in Grove Cemetery, Belfast, Maine on June 2, 2014 attended by a small gathering of immediate family. In lieu of flowers or cards, the family respectfully requests donations to the Alzheimers Association. Arrangements under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, Belfast.
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