Neil Campbell Pascoe was born October 31, 1909 in Easton, Pa. and resided in Branchville, NJ for many years until moving to
Naples, FL in 1974. There, he passed away at the age of 99, on Jan. 4, 2009. He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology
and was a graduate of Washington and Lee University's class of 1934. Mr. Pascoe was a life member of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity,
VA Epsilon Chapter. Prior to his retirement, he was a Senior Vice President and Personnel Director of Selective Insurance
Company in Branchville.
Neil joined the Army as a private in July 1943, and was discharged as a sergeant in November 1945, after 13 months in the
European Theater. An edition of the SigEp Journal reported that he was the first corporal to cross the Rhine River. A veteran
of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army and was a life member of Pvt. Peter S. Hotalen Post No. 157, and a past Sussex
County Commander of the American Legion. He was also a past president of the Sussex County Rotary Club. During his Branchville
days, he served for many years on the Borough Council, and was a charter member of the Culver Brook Restoration Foundation.
He also served as Chairman of the Selective Service Draft Board No. 41 from 1950 to 1969. Mr. Pascoe was a past chairman of
the Sussex County Mosquito Extermination Committee. While residing in Naples, he was a Charter Member of the Vanderbuilt Presbyterian
Church and a founding member of the Quail Run Country Club.
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