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Alison Claire Neal

Obituary for Alison Claire Neal

February 13, 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Alison Claire Neal, 60, of Philadelphia, PA died on February 13, 2018 at her home after a courageous battle with Glioblastoma. Born in Chicago, IL, Alison grew up in Churchville and raised her family in Newtown. She later moved to the Fox Chase section of Philadelphia.

Alison was a graduate of Council Rock High School, class of 1975 and a graduate of Bucks County Community College with an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education. She worked at The Wood School for several years before teaching at Loesche Elementry School in the Philadelphia School District. She enjoyed crafting, the beach, sitting by the pool and traveling. She was most fond of her rescue dogs, Max and Boots.

Alison was the daughter of the late Daniel and Claire Houston Guerin. She was predeceased by her brother, Michael in 2002. She is survived by her husband, David Neal, her sons, Daniel and Nicholas (Erin) Weaver, sisters Kathryn Guerin and Danielle Nunan (Thomas). Alison was also the proud Aunt of Michael, Brett, Olivia and Madeleine Guerin, Kelly and Katie Nunan and the stepmother of David Neal.

Relatives and friends are invited to Alison's viewing on Saturday, February 17th from 10 to 12:15 at the Olde Church of St. Andrew, 135 S. Sycamore Street, Newtown and to her Funeral Mass at 12:15 PM. Interment will be private at Washington Crossing National Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Bucks Co. S.P.C.A., P.O. Box 277, Lahaska, PA 18931.

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  • Bucks Co. SPCA
    PO Box 277
    Lahaska, PA 18931

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Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

323 East Washington Avenue
Newtown, PA 18940
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