Posted: Monday, July 16, 2012 4:00 pm
Anna Rosaly (DiMattei) McNeill, 88, of Hickman, Ky., went to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, July 14, 2012, at her home.
Mrs. McNeill was born in New York City on Sept. 22, 1923. She was a loving wife, aunt, friend, exceptional homemaker, wonderful cook and talented seamstress. Her kindness and generosity will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Mrs. McNeill retired from banking in 1981. She was a member of St. Paul Episcopal Church of Hickman.
She married Louis Preston McNeill, Army veteran and electronics engineer, on Feb. 2, 1946. They established homes in Lone Oak, Ky., Winston-Salem, N.C., West Virginia, Carteret, New Jersey and Clemmons, N.C., before retirement to their farm in Hickman.
She is survived by her husband, Preston, of the home; sister-in-law, Janet McNeill Coward Pulliam of Winston-Salem; nieces, nephews and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by five sisters, Mary DiMattei Vincent, Jean DiMattei Marotti, Connie DiMattei Abascal, Josephine DiMattei San Roman and Julia DiMattei Peretta; and one brother, Louis DiMattei. She was also preceded in death by her in-laws, Dee and Helen McNeill. Her parents were Carmella and Gulio DiMattei.
Funeral services were to be at 10 a.m. today at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Hickman. The Rev. Richard Galloway of Trinity Episcopal Church was to officiate. Interment was to follow in the family plot at Hickman City Cemetery. Strong Funeral Home in Hickman was in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, c/o Marian Kay Roberts, 1108 Walker Ave., Hickman, KY 42050.
Published in The Messenger 7.16.12