James L. “Jimmy” Neal of Branford, died Wednesday February 7, 2018 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Della Tenedine Neal.
Jimmy was born in New Haven December 20, 1948, a son of the late Louis and Shirley Mason Neal. He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Jimmy was the owner of Neal’s Wood Flooring in Branford for 40 years. He was a member of the Branford Elks Club and was past chairman of the house committee.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his step-daughters, Jen Hanrahan of Branford and Amy (Kevin) Lydon of Rowley, MA; his grandchildren, Grace and Jake Lydon; his brother Thomas (Denise) Neal of Branford; and his nephew Daniel Neal and niece Tarissa (Kevin) Klarman.
Friends are invited to a visitation Saturday morning from 10:00 - 12:00, with eulogies at 12:00, at the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main Street, Branford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter, 749 East Main Street, Branford, CT 06405.
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