Edward J. Neville

August 26, 1931 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 89)

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Edward J Neville, age 89, born in Pittsburgh, PA on August 26, 1931 to Daniel Neville and Margaret Kuss. He died on July ­11, 2021 ­­­­­in the comfort of his home in Economy, PA which he shared for 60 of his 65 years of marriage to Mathilda (Tillie) Scheller Neville.

In addition to his wife, Ed is survived by his children Cindy (Jerry) Sabuda, Edward Jr (Judy), Kevin (Mary), and Scott (Karen). Also surviving are 10 grandchildren Christy (Ricky), Daniel (Victoria), Andrew (Julie), Ryan (Alexandra), Maria (Jeff), Ann (Peter), Mikayla (Joe), Matthew, Collin, Peter, 5 great grandchildren, and close family friend Tina (Patrick, Heaven and Hailee).

Ed served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Korea where he was with the 98th Engineer Aerial Photo Reproduction Company. After his discharge, he was employed by the PA Departments of Health and Environmental Resources for 40 years. 

Ed enjoyed coaching his sons’ baseball teams, hunting, camping, and following the Steelers. He was an avid reader and earned the nickname Mr. Wizard from his grandchildren for his knowledge of fun facts. After retirement he also enjoyed traveling all across the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

Ed’s family would like to thank his caregivers plus Allegheny Health Hospice for their kind, compassionate, and loving care. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to Hospice or to the Sisters of St. Joseph.  For AHN Hospice please go to and choose the Hospice and Palliative Care Fund. For the SSJ please go to

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 4-8 PM in the John Syka Funeral, Inc. 833 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge where prayers will be offered on Wednesday at 12:30 PM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 PM in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Interment with full military honors will take place at a later date in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Washington County.

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July 13, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John Syka Funeral Home, Inc.
833 Kennedy Drive
Ambridge, PA 15003

Mass of Christian Burial
July 14, 2021

1:00 PM
Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church
1000 3rd Avenue
Conway, PA 15027

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