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.
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