September 24, 1922 ~ November 20, 2020

Born in: Rochetser, NY
Resided in: Greece, NY

Arline A. Nealon




Greece:  Born September 24, 1922, Entered into Heaven, Friday November 20, 2020. She is predeceased by her parents, Rudolph Vay and Theresa Merkel Vay; her siblings, Selma Schmerbeck, Eunice LaVigne, Bernice Hammill, Gerry Richter and Donald Vay; great-grandson, Jacob Aeckerle.  Survived by her loving husband of 75 + years, Francis “Bud” Nealon; her children, Don (Sue), Jim (Mary), Paul (Claudia), Kathy (Jerry) Neu, Bob (Cathy), Therese (Kevin) Bishop, Beth (Lou) Mink, John (Judy); 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; her sisters, Mary Lou Lester, Marguerite Ryan, Sister Concepta Vay, SSJ, (Dorthea); many loving nieces, nephews and extended members of the Laniak, Foos and William Nealon families.


Arline was a an accomplished hairstylist, homemaker and matriarch of her family who enjoyed gardening, vacationing, (especially Florida), ice-skating and attending scholastic and sporting events of her children and grandchildren.  She was a devout Catholic regularly attending St. John the Evangelist Church in Greece, NY.


No prior calling.  Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday (Dec 1st) 10:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, Greece.  Private Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice in her memory.  For more information, or to sign Arline’s online guestbook, please visit


Service: December 1, 2020 10:00 am

St. John the Evangelist Church - Greece
2400 West Ridge Road
Rochester, NY 14626

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  1. Aunt Arline will always hold a special place in our hearts! Sending you love and prayers from Connecticut.

  2. Therese
    We are so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose your mother. May you find comfort in your cherished memories of your Mom.
    Love you my friend,

    Sharon & Ted Bilohlavek

  3. Bob and Cathy,
    So sorry to learn of your mom’s passing, may she rest in peace. You and your family are in my prayers. God bless you,

    Gerry Young

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