News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 28, 2014

George E. Neal


---- — WEST TERRE HAUTE — George E. Neal, 98, of West Terre Haute, passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Union Hospital. He was born on Sept. 9, 1915, in Jamestown, Ky., to James R. and Ida Mae (Wooleridge) Neal. He married Catherine Sekerak and together they raised two daughters. George retired from Public Service Indiana as a maintenance supervisor. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church.

George is survived by his daughters, Mary Pennington and her husband Leon, and Linda Lenne and her husband Skip, all of Terre Haute; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine; his parents; and a brother, Stanley Neal.

Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. on Monday, March 31, at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home. Services will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home, with Father Steve Giannini officiating. Burial will take place in Roselawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in George’s name to Hospice of the Wabash Valley. Kind words and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at: