Michael Anthony ‘Mike’ Neary, 60

Michael Anthony “Mike” Neary, 60, of Frankford, Del. formerly of Linthicum, Md., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, June 21, 2018. He was born in Baltimore, Md., on Sept. 13, 1957, son of the late Thomas Neary and Viola E. (Buddemeyer) Neary.

Neary proudly served his country as an aircraft maintenance specialist in the U.S. Air Force. He was a logistics coordinator for Perdue and retired with more than 25 years of service. He enjoyed scuba diving, skydiving, flying, boating, fishing, camping and spending time with his grandchildren.

Neary is survived by his wife, Carol Lynn Neary, three children, Ashley Stevens and her husband, Curtis, of Frankford, Victoria Esham and her husband, Robert, of Millsboro, Del., and Matthew Neary of Frankford; four grandchildren, Brendan, Callie, Bridget and Annabella; and a host of other relatives and friends.

A private celebration of life was to be held at a later date. Arrangements were by Bennie Smith Funeral Home in Millsboro, Del., through which condolences may be sent online at www.benniesmithfuneralhome.com.