Edward J. Neergaard

January 4, 2019

Edward J. Neergaard
U.S. Veteran

US Air Force

WWII

Edward J. Neergaard – of Woburn, January 3rd. Beloved husband of 46 years to Mildred “Millie” (Borella) Neergaard. Loving father of Stephen C. Christiansen, his wife Jane of Woburn. Devoted grandfather of Nico and Sam. Dear brother of Kenneth Neergaard of Woburn, Marie Theobald of Stoneham, and the late Harold Neergaard.  Cherished uncle of Linda Robinson, her husband Ben of Billerica, Kenneth Neergaard Jr., his wife Carol, John Neergaard, his wife Lori, all of Woburn, Nancy Pineau, her husband Leo of Billerica, Ellie Cagnina, her husband Bob of Reading and Mary Elizabeth Buswell of Freedom, NH. Also survived by several grand and great-nieces and nephews. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, January 9th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Private interment will take place at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Winchester. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to calling hours at the Funeral Home, Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Remembrances may be made in honor of Edward, to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook, under Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home.

Edward J. “Buddy” Neergaard, 91, of Reading, formerly of Woburn, died, Thursday, January 3rd, at Lahey Clinic, in Burlington. He was the beloved husband of 46 years to Mildred “Millie” (Borella) Neergaard.

Edward was born and raised in Woburn, a son of the late Mary A. (Walsh) and Henry J. Neergaard. After High School, Ed served his country, proudly, as a Private for the Army Air Force during WWII, until being honorably discharged.

For over 40 years, Buddy worked for the Archdiocese of Boston’s Cemetery Department, serving various cemeteries including Calvary, in Winchester. Upon his retirement, he worked as a taxi driver for Checker Cab.

Edward was a simple man who enjoyed taking long drives in the country with his wife and occasionally visiting Foxwoods and Twin River. His family meant a lot to him. And spending time with them was always the highlight of his day.

Along with his wife Millie, Edward is survived and will be deeply missed by his son, Stephen C. Christiansen, his wife Jane of Woburn. Devoted grandfather of Nico and Sam. Dear brother of Kenneth Neergaard of Woburn, Marie Theobald of Stoneham, and the late Harold Neergaard. Cherished uncle of Linda Robinson, her husband Ben of Billerica, Kenneth Neergaard Jr., his wife Carol, John Neergaard, his wife Lori, all of Woburn, Nancy Pineau, her husband Leo of Billerica, Ellie Cagnina, her husband Bob of Reading and Mary Elizabeth Buswell of Freedom, NH. Also survived by several grand and great-nieces and nephews.

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, January 9th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Private interment will take place at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Winchester. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to calling hours at the Funeral Home, Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Remembrances may be made in honor of Edward, to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook, under Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home.

 

A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, January 9th at 9 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 10. Private interment will take place at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Winchester. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to calling hours at the Funeral Home, Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. Remembrances may be made in honor of Edward, to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.lynch-cantillon.com or Facebook, under Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home.

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  1. Millie, I am saddened to hear of Bud’s passing. He was a great co-worker and will be missed by many. Dawn

  2. Sis, Sue and I were saddened to hear of your loss. If we can do anything for you, please call. Jim can reach me. Mike

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