Baileyville – Stephen Robert Neale, 74, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on December 16, 2021. Stephen was born in Calais, ME, on July 18, 1947, to Kenneth and Ernestine (Leighton) Neale. Steve spent his childhood in Woodland and South Princeton, graduating from Woodland High School in 1966.
Steve worked for UPS for over 20 years as a driver and as a manager. He served six years with the Army National Guard. He served on the Baileyville School Board for a number of years. He worked other jobs and in retirement, owned and operated Stoney Brook Kennels in Baileyville, a venture he truly enjoyed.
Steve had a strong love for God and his family. He was a friendly man with the gift of initiating conversation with others, which often sparked witty jokes. He had a tender and compassionate heart, especially towards those who were hurting. He was always willing to help those in need. He was an animal lover all his life, and it gave him a great deal of joy caring for them.
Stephen was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his two children, Patti Wormell of Manchester, ME, and Stephen Troy Neale and his wife Jennifer of Bangor, ME; five grandchildren, Micah and McKenzie Wormell; Hunter, Cole and Parker Neale; siblings Tina Barzyk of Bangor, ME, Kenneth Neale, Jr and his wife Marie of Topsham, ME, Cheryl Neale of Tiverton, RI and Eleanor Martell of Green Bay, WI; an aunt, Miriam Libby of Baileyville as well as seven nephews; and a special friend, Aggie Stoddard.
A memorial service will be planned in the spring of 2022. Arrangements are by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to
Paws Brave Heart 368 South Street, Calais, ME 04619