Neal S. Brandt, 59, of Housatonic

Neal took great pride in his lawn and gardens; he enjoyed being outside, going for walks and spending time with his family.

Neal S. Brandt, 59, of Housatonic died unexpectedly Saturday, July 4, 2020, at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington. Neal was born April 8, 1961, in Hickory, North Carolina, son of Martha (Corcoran) Wheeler and stepfather Clarence Wheeler. He was a graduate of the Mount Everett High School class of 1979. Neal worked as a machinist at Sheffield Plastics for over 20 years until a painful injury ended his career. Neal took great pride in his lawn and gardens; he enjoyed being outside, going for walks and spending time with his family.

Neal is survived by his wife, Cathy (Baumann) Brandt of Housatonic; and four sisters: Linda White, Stacy Garfield and husband Richard “Dickie” Garfield, Tina Jenssen and husband Scott, and Mirinda “Dindy” Petit and husband Ted. In addition to his parents, Neal was predeceased by his brother, Mark Brandt.

In keeping with Neal’s wishes, there are no services. BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230 is entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Neal’s memory may be made to the Berkshire Humane Society in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.