Bruce E. Neal, 59, president of B&P Neal, co-owned The Factory, Barons fan

By on June 13, 2018

Bruce E. Neal, 59, of Manheim and formerly of Brockport, N.Y., passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, surrounded by his family.

Born in Rochester, N.Y., he was the son of the late Newton E. Sr. and Catherine E. Fritsch Neal. He was the loving husband of Pamela J. Jones Neal for 27 years.

Bruce was the president of B&P Neal Enterprises, Inc., Manheim for over 20 years. He was also co-owner of Keystone Concrete Cutting, Manheim. Bruce attended LCBC, Manheim Campus and was a member of River Hills Bass Master Fishing Club, Marietta. He and his wife own The Factory Wrestling and Sports Training Center in Manheim, where they wanted to give back to the community and is the home of the Manheim Mat Club.

A sports enthusiast, Bruce was a huge fan of the Manheim Central Barons and Buffalo Bills Football. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and bass fishing. Bruce loved to travel and spend time with family and friends.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two children: Mark P. and Melissa R. “Missy” Neal, both of Manheim; two brothers: Newton E. Jr., husband of Diane Neal of Rochester, N.Y.; Allen Neal of Holly, N.Y.; and a sister: Ruth, wife of William DeBoard of Rochester, N.Y.

He was preceded in death by a brother: Gary Neal.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Bruce’s service of remembrance and celebration in the west wing auditorium at LCBC, Manheim Campus, 2392 Mount Joy Road, Manheim on Saturday, June 16, at 11 a.m. (enter via the south auditorium entrance) Friends may visit with the family at the church on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Bruce’s memory to 4 Cole’s Kids, 239 North Laurel Street, Manheim, PA 17545, or

To place a condolence online, visit Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, handled the arrangements.

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