BANGOR – Teresa M. McNeil, 87, wife of the late William V. McNeil, died Dec. 15, 2013, at a Bangor hospital surrounded by her children after a brief illness. She was born Oct. 12, 1926, in Bangor, the daughter of Frank J. and Mary (Dunn) Guite.
Teresa was a lifelong communicant of St. John’s Catholic Church. She attended St. John’s School and was a graduate of John Bapst High School. She was employed at the Garland St. Pharmacy, Viner Shoe Company and the American Heart Association. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend and was very involved in the lives of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by two children, Joseph L. McNeil and his wife, Sharon, of Bangor and Mary Lou Armes and her husband, William, of Brewer; three grandchildren, Travis Armes of Shirley, Mass., Joseph E. McNeil of Bangor and Rachael Fergerson and her husband, John, of Camp Lejeune, N.C.; two great-granddaughters, Callie A. and Brooke O. Fergerson of Camp Lejeune, N.C.; and several special nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her siblings, Sr. Mary Fulgentia Guite, Marguerite Kearney, Laura Murray, Edmund and Francis Guite and William Collins.
Family and friends may visit 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. John’s Catholic Church, York St., Bangor, with the Rev. Frank J. Murray, Teresa’s nephew, presiding. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic School, P.O. Box 1749, Bangor, ME 04402-1749. Condolence offerings to her family may also be made at www.kileyandfoley.com.