Thomas Floyd McNeilly - November 22, 2017

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   RAVENA - Thomas Floyd McNeilly,  78, of Ravena, NY passed peacefully Wednesday November 22nd, 2017

   Son of the late Dorothy A. and Mason I. McNeilly, born November 29th, 1938 in Camden, NY. A Graduate of Skaneateles Central School, class of 1956.

   As a member of the IUOE in his early years working many jobsites across New York and neighboring states, led him into the tire industry. After working for multiple larger companies which brought him to the Albany area, he opened and operated his own business Tiny’s Tire Service for 18 years before retiring due to health issues.

   An active member of his community which he started as a Boy Scout, earning the rank of Eagle Scout. A 39 year member of the B.P.O.E.  A 20+ year member of the Ravena Hose Company #1, past president. Also Past Deputy Chief of the Ravena Fire Police Squad. A member of the Albany County Fire Police Association, serving time as a director of the organization. A member of the Grace United Methodist Church, also having served as a trustee.

   He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years Belva (France) McNeilly and their son John H. McNeilly. He is also survived by the children from his first marriage, Christine McNeilly of Florida, Donna Jo (Edward) Cody of Cobleskill, Thomas M. (Bonnie) McNeilly of Coeymans, Sean Michael McNeilly, and Charles McNeilly.  His siblings James (Beverly) McNeilly of Keeseville, Bette Post of Hartford, CT, Cheryl (John) Kampe of National City, CA, Brenda (Richard) Bolduc of Hartford, CT. Also 9 Grandchildren and several Great-Grandchildren.

   Calling hours will be Sunday December 3rd from 1-4pm at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. A memorial service will be held later at the family’s convenience.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Tom’s name to one’s choice of American Diabetes Association 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22202 / St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 / Ravena Hose Company 116 Main Street Ravena, NY 12143