April 11, 1930—October 22, 2018
Lou MacNeill, age 88,
of Saugus, MA, died October 22, 2018 at York Hospital after a long illness. He resided at the Atria in Kennebunk for the past two years.
He was born in Lynn, MA on April 11, 1930, a son of Rodney and Ina Littlefield MacNeill, attended local schools and graduated from Saugus High School in 1948 and Springfield College in 1952.
He married Patricia Tamm MacNeill in Jefferson City, MO on May 15, 1954. They resided in Missouri, State College, Pennsylvania, Bowdoinham, Maine and finally Kennebunk, Maine.
He earned degrees from Springfield College and the University of Missouri. He was a well respected swimming coach and Aquatic Director at Pennsylvania State University, where he retired from in 1984.
His greatest joys were playing piano, making people laugh and enjoying life with his family and friends.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Rodney, Douglas, Stuart, and William and his wife of 62 years, Pat.
He is survived by a son, Jim, of Wells, Maine and his wife Karen and their sons, Chandler and Braeden MacNeill, and a son, Andrew, of Tyrone, Pennsylvania and his wife Maddie and their daughter Maya MacNeill and many loving nieces and nephews.
At his request, there will be no visiting hours. The family will hold a private burial later in the spring of 2019, when he and his beloved wife Pat will reunite.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in honor of Lou MacNeill may be made to “York Hospital” and mailed to York Hospital (Attention Hilary Leonhard), 15 Hospital Drive, York, ME 03909.
To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Lou’s Book of Memories Page at www.bibberfuner al.com.
Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St, Kennebunk ME 04043 w ww.bibberfuneral.com