Roy J. McNeil
1929 - 2022
Roy J. McNeil
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday, March 12, 2022
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
Holy Family Church (52 Falkland St.)
Burial Information
Burial Location
Fair Haven Cemetery, Moncton
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Roy J. McNeil, 92, of Moncton, passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Born in New Waterford, NS, he was the son of the late John and Frances (Bruce) McNeil.

Roy retired as President and CEO of the Modern Group of Companies. He was a member of Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, was a founding member of The Pointe-du-Chêne Marina, member of the Alma Club, past president of the Moncton Probus Club and the Beaver Curling Club. He also served on the committee for the new Moncton YMCA and was a member of the Greater Moncton YMCA Foundation. His greatest passion in addition to his family and work was his deep love for sailing, particularly on the Bras d’or Lakes.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Anne McNeil and Frank McNeil; sisters, Joan Devine, Jeannette McCarron and Sister Evelyn McNeil; brothers, Russell McNeil (Sis), Robert McNeil (Pat) and Richard McNeil; as well as several nieces, nephews, extended family, colleagues and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Margaret McNeil (2017).

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 11:00 am at Holy Family Church. Interment will be held at Fair Haven Memorial Gardens.

Masks will be required while in attendance at the Church and social distancing must be respected.

Roy’s arrangements under the professional care of Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995).

In memory of Roy, memorial donations to The Friends of the Moncton Hospital ( would be appreciated. Online condolences for the family may be shared on the Fergusons Funeral Home Facebook Page or at

Roy J. McNeil