Bernice (Twohig) McNeil, age 86, of Worcester, MA, and formerly of Forward Twp. passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Jefferson Hospital. She retired after many years as a clerk for the City of Worcester. A member of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Clairton, she was an avid animal lover. She enjoyed going to the ocean and following New England sports teams.
Born December 9, 1932 in Worcester, MA, she was a daughter of the late John and Florence (Goodney) Twohig, and wife of the late John M. McNeil Sr. She is survived by her son, John M. McNeil Jr. of Forward Twp., and daughter, Kathleen M. (the late Ronald) McNeil Marraccini of Monongahela; also, cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Friday, December 21, 2018 from 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 10 AM in St. Clare of Assisi Parish with the Rev. Robert Cedolia officiating. Private burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published December 19, 2018.