Beverly McNeal


     Ms. McNeal was a member of the Queen Anne-Hillsboro VFC for 24 years, and of course, a Life Member of the Company.  

Operational Leadership

     Ms. McNeal demonstrated operational leadership, having been elected to the following positions while serving the community as a member of the QAHVFC:

          Past Emergency Medical Service Lieutenant for QAHVFC
          Past Emergency Medical Service Captain for QAHVFC
Administrative Leadership

     Ms. McNeal demonstrated Administrative leadership, having been elected to the following positions while serving the community as a member of the QAHVFC:

    Long serving past Treasurer for QAHVFC
    Past Member of the QAHVFD Board of Directors


Appointed Positions

         During her 24 years of continuous and dedicated service to the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company, Ms. McNeal served on nearly every standing committee supporting the Company including the following committees for the year 2009 (her last full year of service):  Budget/Fiscal Committee, Annual Dinner Committee, Membership Committee, Mother’s Day Committee, the Parade Committee, By-Laws Committee, Sunshine Committee, Annual Fund Drive Committee, 5-Year Plan Committee, County Budgets Committee, Insurance Committee, State/County Tags Committee, Nominating Committee, 


Individual Distinction

    Beverly McNeal pioneered a role for women in the Company, since she was the first responding female member of the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company.


As you can see, Ms. McNeal served her Company, Community, and the Tri-County area for over two decades with distinction and dedication. Her fellow firefighters, the men and women of Station 80, believe she deserves consideration for the Talbot County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association Hall of Fame.



Published: Tuesday, March 9, 2010 4:17 AM CST
HILLSBORO Beverly Eilen McNeal of Hillsboro died Sunday, March 7, 2010, at the Caroline Home for Hospice in Denton. She was 60.
The daughter of the late Howard Jennings Anthony Jr. and Grace Ellen Walters Anthony, Mrs.McNeal was born Nov.20, 1949. She was a 1967 graduate of Easton High school, and had lived in the Mid-Shore area all of her life.

Mrs.McNeal was a 24-year life member and past treasure of the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Co. She had been ambulance lieutenant and captain, and was the first woman inducted into the Queen Anne-Hillsboro VFC.

Mrs.McNeal is survived by her husband, Daniel L McNeal of Hillsboro; two sons, David B.McNeal of Hillsboro and S.Craig McNeal and his wife Stephanie of Hillsboro; three grandchildren, Jordan McNeal, Taylor McNeal and Tristan McNeal; and four sister, Jackle Anders of Ridgely, Sandra Peterson of Weatherford, Texas, Edith ann Corkell of Denton and Pamela Breeding of Milton, Del.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Howard “Buddy” J. Anthony III; and a sister, Jennifer Wright.
The funeral services will be held at 11am. Thursday, March 11, at the Moore Funeral Home P.A. in Denton, where friends may call from 6 untill 8 p.m wednesday, and one hour prior to the service Thursday. The interment will be in the Greenmount Cemetery in Hillsboro.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to the Caroline Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 362, Denton, MD 21629; and to the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Fire Co., P.O Box 226, Queen Anne, MD 21657.
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