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Obituary: Mary Judith Neill, 95, Navy Vet

Neill, a long-time Evanstonian, was an early recipient of the Girl Scout Golden Eaglet award.

The following obituary is from Donnellan Funeral Home:

Mary Judith Neill passed away peacefully, Friday January 25, 2013 at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late William J. Neill and daughter of Mildred and Thomas Fort.

She was an early awardee of the Girl Scout Golden Eaglet; Sullivan High School and National College of Education graduate; teacher; US Navy veteran; homemaker; community volunteer; PEO and DAR member; longtime Evanstonian and 25 year resident of The Presbyterian Home of Evanston.

Judy was the cherished mother of William A. (Judith), James A. (Rosalee), and Thomas A. (Susan) Neill; adoring grandmother of Peter, Robert , Heather, Kevin, Joshua, Shelly, Jennifer and Kayd; great-grandmother of Jordan, Philip, Benjamin, Calum, Hayden, Skyla, Emily, Mason, Drew, Elizabeth and Owen.

A celebration will be held at the Presbyterian Home, to be announced in the Spring.

The family suggests memorials to the Bill and Judy Neill Memorial Concert Fund, Presbyterian Home, 3200 Grant St. Evanston, IL 60201.

Info 847 675-1990 or www.donnellanfuneral.com

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