NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Ernest Jacob Neydl, a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran and Mamaroneck churchgoer, died at Westchester Medical Center on Oct. 5 following a brief illness. He was 87.
Neydl was born on Apr. 20, 1924, in New Rochelle to the late Harold and Meta Pietsch Neydl. He attended Albert Leonard High School and went on to graduate from what is now SUNY Cortland in 1949. Neydl served as a navigator for the Air Corps. during World War II.
A member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Mamaroneck, he married Patricia Evelyn Russell on Dec. 26, 1948. Neydl went on to work for Neptune World Wide Moving until his retirement in 1988, a time he took to focus on woodworking and home improvement projects. Neydl was He was also the second vice commander of American Legion Post 270 in Carmel, N.Y., and a longtime member of Echo Bay Yacht Club.
Neydl is survived by his daughter Robin Errico and her husband James, his sons Richard Neydl and Russell Neydl with wife Sandra, his grandsons James Errico with wife Erica and Jeremy Errico. He was preceded in death by wife Patriciac and his brother Harold.
Calling hours were 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday at N. Cancro Funeral Home in New Rochelle. The funeral service will take place on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home as well. Donations may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church in Mamaroneck.
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