NEELY: Evelyn J. Of London

NEELY, Evelyn Jean (nee Wright)…

Surrounded by her family, Evelyn passed away peacefully on October 16, 2018 at the age of 85. She had overcome many medical obstacles over the last few decades. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ralph and her children, Paul (Mary) Neely and Gayle (Kevin) Wilkie, both of London. Also survived by her pride and joy, her grandchildren Shawn (fiancée Katharine Hillyer) of Guelph and Karen of London. Survived by brother Clare (Mary Lou) Wright of Centralia.

Evelyn was a graduate of Exeter High and Victoria Hospital Nursing Class of January 1954. She was a nurse with Victoria Hospital her whole career. Evelyn and Ralph were also very active in the Square and Round dancing community for many years. They also enjoyed traveling across Canada and the US in their trailer.

Friends are being received by the family at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London, from 2:00pm to 4:00pm on Thursday, October 18, 2018. A private family service will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place. Interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Kidney Foundation, 1599 Hurontario Street, Suite 201 Mississauga, ON L5G 4S1, or a charity of your choice. Online memories, condolences and photographs shared at

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