Neil P. Juckett, 74

N eil P. Juckett, age 74, passed away at his residence in North Granville on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 following a long illness.
Neil was born on August 16, 1936 in West Granville, the son of Clark B. Juckett Jr. and Dorothy (Potter) Juckett.
Neil was retired from Telescope Casual Furniture where he had worked for 39 years in the Paint room and in powder coating.  He was  retired from the North Granville Hose Company after being a long time member.  Neil was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed Giants football and Phantom hockey.  He was a race car fan, enjoying both Dirt track racing and NASCAR. His favorite NASCAR drivers were the Earnhardts (No. 3 and No. 88). Neil also enjoyed watching high school sports.  He was a deer hunter and member of the Sciotia Hunting Club. Neil served in the Army National Guard for 34 years having attained the rank of Staff Sergeant.  He was a member of the Granville American Legion. Another passion was riding his “Green Machine.”
Neil is survived by his wife of 52 years, Jean (Peck) Juckett. Also surviving Neil are his two sons: Jeff Juckett and his wife Ginny and Tom Juckett and his wife Ann all of West Granville, his daughter Amy Coderre and her husband John of Whitehall. He was predeceased by and infant daughter Lisa Joan Juckett. Neil is also survived by his brother Roger Juckett of West Granville, and two sisters: Rita Sirois and her husband Larry of Coventry, Conn., Margaret “Peggy” Flynn and her husband Mike of Montpelier, Vt. He was blessed with eleven grandchildren:Nicole Bourdeau, Kristen Kearney, Mackenzie Juckett, Jeffrey Juckett, Jr, Cody Juckett,  Briana Juckett, Savanah Juckett,  Austin Lovett, Nikolas Lovett, Brody Coderre and Jacob Coderre. He was also survived by his brother in law and several sister in laws as well as many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was  held Saturday, June 4,  at the Robert M King Funeral Home, 23 Church St. Granville. Friends were able to call prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Haynes House of Hope,  POB 285, Granville, NY 12832 or to the Legion baseball team in care of  of the Granville American Legion, Columbus St. Granville, NY 12832.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Doctors D’Agostino and Gillani as well as the staff of Tower 2 in the C. R Wood Cancer Center.

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