Timothy G. Neary



Timothy G. Neary, 63, of Plainville, beloved husband of Veronica (Hillson) Neary, passed away at his home on Saturday (December 7, 2013). After much strength, humility and courage in fighting leukemia for two years, Tim was surrounded by his loving family as he left this life to be with our Lord. Born in New Britain, he was the son of the late Daniel and Jane (Patterson) Neary. After attending schools in New Britain, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. Tim proudly served his country during Vietnam, and was honorably discharged in 1968. He and Veronica shared 38 years together, settling in Plainville where they raised their two sons, and were longtime members of St. Dominic Church. Tim worked in the IT industry, most recently in technical support for Pitney Bowes. Aside from his family, especially his grandkids, Tim's pride and joy was his custom Harley that reflected his military service and love for his country. A poker enthusiast, Tim enjoyed playing golf, prior to his motorcycle riding days, and was a fan of the NY Yankees. He will be greatly missed, leaving his legacy of kindness towards everyone, great strength, love for his family, and many cherished memories. In addition to his wife, Veronica, he leaves his sons, Brian and his wife, Amber, and Shawn and his girlfriend, Sarah Adamson; his adored grandchildren, Tabitha, Lacey, Jillian, and Luke; his brother, Kevin Neary and his wife, Sarah; sisters, Jayne Straub and Patricia Neary. . He also leaves his sisters-in-law, Pauline, Ronda, and Nancy Hillson and brothers-in-law, John and Steven Hillson, along with many nieces and nephews, including his beloved Godchildren, Christopher Hillson and his wife, Tracey, and Sarah Neary Crossley and her husband, Eric. He was predeceased by his brothers, Daniel and Dennis and his sister, Denise, and his stepmother, Mary Jane (Deschaine) Neary. Funeral services in celebration of Tim's life will be held on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. from Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad St., Plainville, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at St. Dominic Church, where Military Honors will be accorded. Burial will be held privately at the family's discretion. Family and friends may gather on Wednesday evening, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Tim may be remembered with contributions to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Connecticut, 321 Research Parkway, Suite 212 Meriden, CT 06450. For online expressions of sympathy, please visit www.BAILEY-FUNERALHOME.com.


Funeral Home

Bailey Funeral Home, Inc.
48 Broad Street Plainville, CT 06062
(860) 747-2295

Published in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 9, 2013