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Neale - John Kennedy Neale, age 81 of Fairfield, passed away on Sunday, August 26th, 2012. Son of the late John Kennedy Neale Sr. and Virginia (Neale) LeBlanc, John was born in Saugus, MA. and was a resident of Westport and Fairfield. A graduate of Saugus (MA) High School and Southeastern Louisiana University, John excelled at football while at both schools. He was both a Navy Veteran and physical therapist for over forty years. He was very active in both the Gaelic American Club and Port 5 Naval Club. John was also a lifelong and avid New England Patriots fan.
John Kennedy Neale is survived by his sister Nancy (Neale) Ralph of Saugus MA and several nieces and nephews. John is predeceased by his longtime partner and fiancé, Gayle Clarke, of Westport.
Family and friends are invited to attend his graveside memorial service on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 2:00PM directly at Assumption - Green Farms Cemetery in Westport. Arrangements have been entrusted to the , of Fairfield Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the , 224 Meadowbrook Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. For travel directions, or to sign his online guest register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com