Jeanne Burgess (Dustin) MacNeill, 98

Jul 10, 2020

Jeanne Burgess (Dustin) MacNeill, 98, of Wareham and previously Rochester, MA, died peacefully on July 5th, 2020, with her immediate family by her side. Jeanne was born in Fall River, MA.

She was the daughter of Ethel (Burgess) Dustin and Herbert H. Dustin. She is a descendent of Hannah Duston, who was a heroine of the 1697 Massacre of the Indian Captors on River Islet in New Hampshire.

She was predeceased by her husband Harvey C. MacNeill. She was the mother of two sons, Herbert MacNeill and Gary MacNeill of Rochester, MA.

She was involved in Scouting as a Cub Scout Leader, she served as President of the Tobey Guild and was an avid member of the Garden Club. She loved going dancing, playing bridge, Duck Pin bowling and was most entertained by her love for reading. 

She is predeceased by her husband Harvey C. MacNeill, her oldest son Herbert MacNeill, and her only sister Eloise Fraher. She is survived by her son Gary and his longtime companion Christine Post of Rochester, MA; 2 grandchildren Heather MacNeill and Craig MacNeill; extended family members Barbara Post of GA. and Michael Post of New Jersey; several great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She will be fondly remembered by family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Jeanne’s family would like to thank the loving Staff at the Tremont Rehab and Skilled Care Center for the exceptional care given. 

Services will be private.