December 15, 1936 – July 1, 2019
Passed away at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital on July 1st 2019 in his 83rd year. Beloved husband of Julie (nee May) for 38 years. Survived by brothers, Harry and Brian McIlroy. Father to Deborah Ann and John Merritt. Step-father to Kelly Rizzo and Matthew Rizzo. Grandfather to five grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Neil served with the Canadian Forces for 27 years, serving with 8th CH on retirement. Neil also served with the Fort Gary Horse Calgary and Lord Strathcona Horse. Neil was elected Chairman of the Board for the township of Restoule, ON, and served for approximately 8 years. He was an active member of the Restoule Lions Club and a former Mason in Toronto, ON. Friends and Family are invited to the Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main Street, Dundas, Monday July 22nd from 2 – 3 p.m. with a Memorial service at 3 p.m., reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society (Research).