64 years, passed away on March 26, 2018 at Erie Shores Health Care. Loving father of Debbie and Ryan Burnham, Nancy and James Duffy, Mark DaPonte. Cherished Grandpa of Anthony DaCosta, Evan Burnham, Jacob and Calvin DaPonte. Predeceased by his parents Luis and Gloria DaPonte. Dear brother of the late Joe Bento, the late Jamie DaPonte, Luis and Alda DaPonte, Maria and Wit Dudzic, Madeline DaPonte and Jerome McCracken. Neil will be missed by many nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to the staff of New Beginnings for making Neil and the family feel at home. Neil was a carpenter, a truck driver and a steward of the land and loved his days at the Farmer's Market in London. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. until the Celebration of Neil's Life at 1:00 p.m. Interment Erie Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial donations made to New Beginnings would be appreciated. Share a memory or make a donation at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.