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Lex Mitchell Neal

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Smicksburg, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: March 1, 2006 (88)
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Ambler, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Betty Jane Neal
Father of Scott Lex Neal

Managed by: Jim Wile
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About Lex Mitchell Neal

Lex M. Neal, 88, a longtime resident of Hatboro, Pa, passed away Wednesday, March 1st in Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA. His wife of 63 years is the former Jane Stiteler.

Born in Smicksburg, PA, son of the late Alex M. and Molly Neal, he graduated from Plumville High School in 1937. After graduation, he went on to join the Army and served in the Philippines during World War II. Following the end of the war, he owned and operated Smicksburg Cement Block. After selling the business, he worked for Carborundum, Niagara Falls, NY prior to entering the US Navy Active Reserves, retiring from Willow Grove Naval Air Station in 1980. Additionally, he owned and operated Neal's Gun Shop in both Niagara Falls and Hatboro, PA.

He was a longtime member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hatboro. He was a 32nd degree Freemason, a member of W.K. Bray Lodge #410, F&AM, Hatboro; a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and the North American Hunting Club. Lex was an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting, especially with his son, Scott, attested to by his many trophies.

His strong faith, love of family and appreciation of friends created a unique and remarkable person to be remembered for years to come.

He is survived by his son, Lynn M. Neal, Clifford, PA; a daughter-in-law, Paula Neal, Chalfont, PA., and 3 sisters, Aleene Walker, Miriam Bish and Dorothy Washburn.

He was preceded in death by a son, Scott Lex Neal and five brothers.

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Lex Mitchell Neal's Timeline

1918
February 13, 1918
Smicksburg, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States
1950
October 7, 1950
Age 32
Niagara County, New York, United States
2006
March 1, 2006
Age 88
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States
March 1, 2006
Age 88
Ambler, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States