Amy Stephens McNeill

McNeil Amy

Full Name
Amy McNeill

Date of Birth
Tuesday, August 3rd, 1926

Date of Death
Wednesday, June 1st, 2022


Amy Stephens McNeill, age 95 of Erie, died on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. She was born in New Bedford, MA, on August 3, 1926, a daughter of the late Edmeé Baud and Winston Stephens.

Amy grew up in Bethesda, MD and vacationed at Horseneck Beach, MA until it was devastated by The Great New England Hurricane on September 21, 1938, which was the most powerful hurricane in recorded New England History.  She went on to graduate from Moore College of Art.  While at college she met her future husband, Donald and together they settled in Erie, his hometown.

She was involved in many activities with Church of The Covenant and Hamot Aid Society. She enjoyed her bridge club and was a member of the Kahkwa Club.  She acted as Florence Nightingale for her family and friends, organizing care by cooking, providing rides and whatever was needed at the time.

Amy was also known for her creativity with writing and performing in a musical revue called “This is Your Life” and compiling a cook book called “Pantry Prescriptions” as fundraisers for the Medical Society.  She also made and sent many cards for every occasion.  She was a vivacious woman, loyal, a fighter and some would say opinionated.

In addition to her husband and parents, Amy was predeceased by her twin brother Winston B. “Steve” Stephens, Jr. and her sister Edmee’ Josephine “Jo” Davis.

She is survived by her 3 children:  Kathleen M. Cameron and her husband, Dr. Jeffery Cameron, Kim M. Reinhardt and her husband, John, and David C. McNeill and his wife, Denise.  She is further survived by 5 grandchildren: Scott Cameron, Colleen Hunter, Dr. Bryant Cameron and his wife, Lauren, Aileen Cameron (Dan Tesch) and Daniel Reinhardt, and ten great grandchildren: Ashlyn, Liam and twin boys, Camden and Caden Hunter, Leana, Leslie, Logan, Livia Cameron, and Landon and Weston Cameron-Tesch.

The family would like to thank Interim Health Care, Home Instead and Lakeland Area Hospice who supported Amy in her final years.

Friends may call at the Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown, 602 West 10th Street on Saturday June 11th from 10 am until the time of service at 12 Noon.  Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Erie Art House, 201 E. 10th St., Erie, PA  16503. 

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Saturday, June 11th, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown - 602 W 10th St Erie, PA 16502

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Saturday, June 11th, 2022, 12:00 PM

Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown - 602 W 10th St Erie, PA 16502

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