Frances Lilian Neale

August 12, 1925December 26, 2012
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Neale, Frances Lilian

At Toronto General Hospital on Wednesday December 26, 2012 surrounded by her loved ones. Frances beloved mother of Ken (Bonnie), Heather (Kelly) Postnicks, Paul, Cyndy (Mike) Gibson, and Sandra (Brian Lee). Survived by her partner John West. Dear grandma to Jayme, Nelson, Emily, Riley, Sawyer, Tate, Kathleen, Lauren, and Amanda. Also survived by her sister Marian Gardiner. Predeceased by her husband Dr. William F. Neale, and her parents Rev. Frederick and Gladys Gardiner of the United Church of Canada. Friends may call at the Thompson Funeral Home 530 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora (905 727-5421) on Wednesday January 2 from 2-4, and 6-8 pm. Funeral Service in the chapel Thursday January 3 at 11:00 am. Cremation. Donations can be made to the "Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation" in care of the work of Dr. Neil Fleshner, in honor of Frances Neale. On-line condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 3, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, January 3, 2013

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April 29, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Neale family. Our connection is through Heather and Kelly and although we only briefly met Heather's mom we quickly sensed how Heather had received many of her mother's lovely qualities. We are hoping that fond memories and the support of family are helping them to get through this difficult time.
Much love, Dale and Monica

Ed Dunphy

January 14, 2013

My condolences to all the family. I have very fond memories of "Mrs Neale". She was such a strong personality in the classroom and outside. She left a positive, energetic imprint on many students and on certainly on me. I will remember my times in her kitchen and cottage fondly. My best wishes are with you all during this difficult time.

Kim Ohlis

January 2, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you all, in this sad time. Fran was such a wonderful, thoughtful lady. We will miss her dearly.

Nicholas West

January 2, 2013

All our thoughts, love and Sympathies are with John & the Neale family.
Her warmth, generosity and humour will forever be remembered.

Nicholas, Harriet & Michael West

Bryan Burland

January 1, 2013

It is with the deepest sympathy that We send this condolence to the family and friends of Fran whom we knew and respected for quite a while by her good deeds and careing. Our prayers are with you

January 1, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Fran was a great friend and a good teacher to our children. Will always remember Fran for her support and devotion to the municipal elections for "GO WEST". Fond memories.
Madeline and Bert Archibald from Galveston Texas

January 1, 2013

Dear Sandra Brian & Amanda
Please accept our most heartfelt condolences on the passing of your dear mother (grandmother) Frances.
Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

The Fabbian Family (Puslinch ON.)

December 31, 2012

Pete and I will miss seeing Fran with "Bob the Dog" on our runs around the Lake. God bless.
Christine and Pete Marrocco

Chris Lawson

December 31, 2012

Sandra and familty,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Please know all of us at Nelson Youth Center are thinking of you.

December 31, 2012

Very sad news. I had the pleasure of working with Frannie for many years at G.W.Williams. She was always upbeat, a valuable colleague, a classy lady.
My sincerest sympathies. Graham Frisby