Passed away peacefully at Grey Base Hospital, Greymouth with family by his side on February 20, 2018, aged 73. Dearly loved husband and friend of Therese for nearly 48 years, deeply loved dad and father-in-law of Steven, and Rebecca & Matt Gibb, special grandad of Cooper, Peter, Jack, Ben, and Ruby, cherished son of the late Jack & Connie Keating, loved brother and brother-in-law of Kelvin & Mary, Kerry (Rotorua), Moyia & Wayne Fitzmaurice, Anna & Ed Anderson (Canada), Michael & Frances, and Tony & Catherine (Australia), loved brother-in-law of Margaret & Mike Jacobs, Mary (deceased) & Russell Nelson, Tony & Jeanette Coll, Pat (deceased) & Linda Coll, Christine & Peter Ryan (Australia) and Michael & Julie Coll, loved son-in-law of the late Peter and Pat Coll, a loved uncle, cousin and a friend of many. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and can made at the church or posted to P O Box 81, Greymouth 7840. Messages to 9 Marsden Road, Greymouth 7805. A Requiem Mass for Neil will be celebrated in St Patrick’s Catholic Church, High Street, Greymouth on Thursday at 2pm
followed by cremation here on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium.