beloved Daughter, Sister, Wife and Mother passes away at 87

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Eileen H. (Hatfield) McNeil Death – Obituary – Cause of Death : Eileen H. (Hatfield) McNeil, 87, was born in Waltham, MA to the late George & Mary (McDade) Hatfield. She was the loving wife of the late William J. McNeil for 52 years.

Eileen H. (Hatfield) McNeil was a graduate from Waltham High School, class of 1947. she was employed as an Assistant Clerk of Court for the County of Middlesex, MA for 10 years. She was an avid painter and enjoyed traveling with her late husband, Bill.

Eileen is survived by two sons, Douglas F. McNeil of Suwanee, GA and William G. McNeil & wife, Deirdre of Stratford, CT; two daughters, Linda M. Tantawi & husband, Dino of Demarest, NJ and Eileen H. Garrett & husband, Kevin of Edmond, OK; five grandchildren, Shannon, Alessandra, William, Adam & Riley and one great-grandchild, Logan. A visitation will be held on December 27, 2014 from 9:00 am – 9:45 am at the Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main St, Waltham, MA 02453 followed by a procession to the church.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on December 27, 2014 at 10:00 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 133 School St, Waltham, MA 02451.

Inurnment will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Waltham, MA.

Memorial contributions may be made to: National Ataxia Foundation, 2600 Fernbrook Lane, Suite 119, Minneapolis, MN 55447.

Arrangements by: Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 East Broad Street, Souderton, Pennsylvania 18964. To send online condolences to the family, visit