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Frederick "Fred" MacNeill
March 16, 1941 - January 31, 2017
MacNeill, Frederick Oscar “Fred” – age 75 of Dartmouth passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at his home. Born in Summerside, PEI, he was a son of Oscar and Edna (Palmer). Fred was retired from the Canadian Armed Forces (Navy) as a sonar tech. Over his 37 years he served on many ships and was also stationed on the naval base in Argentia, Nfld. from 1977 to 1980. He loved spending his summers at the cottage in Cascumpec, PEI where many family gatherings were held. Fred was an avid reader. He enjoyed gardening, wood working, fishing, walking and spending time with family and friends. Fred is survived by his wife of 51 years, Gail (Russell); daughter, Cindy (Lawerence)McKay, Mineville; brothers, Bill, Kensington PEI and Ron (Gwen), Fort McMurray AB; sister in law, Betty Jean (Claude) Allen, Union Corner, PEI, Sharon Holloway, Dartmouth, Judy (Paul) DesRoches, Montague, PEI ; grandchildren, Amy (Geoff), Montreal, Bethany (Katie), Ottawa, Taylor (Dartmouth); also several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son, Scott; brother, Arthur; parents Oscar and Edna; step father Lloyd Miller; in-laws Everett and Kay Russell and sister- in- law, Glady Hogg. Funeral services will be held 2pm Saturday, February 4, in Atlantic Funeral Home 771 Main Street Dartmouth with Rev. Chesley Boutilier officiating, with a reception after the service. Cremation to follow. Private family interment in Prince Edward Island at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com (Dartmouth Chapel)