Mourners lined the streets of her home town to pay respects to the 94-year-old who had been a much-loved cook at Saint Louis Grammar School.
Mrs Neeson, who hailed from Waterford, passed away on Saturday in Slemish Nursing Home after being ill for some months.
A family notice described her as the beloved wife of the late Barney, and mother to Elizabeth, Bernadette, Liam and Rosaleen as well as a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother.
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The funeral service was strictly private and family members followed a cortege from Henry’s Funeral Parlour on Broughshane Street before proceeding a short distance to Ballymena Cemetery.
Around 100 people stood along the route to show support to the family.
It had been reported her actor son had hoped to make the journey from New York to attend, despite restrictions on travel caused by Covid-19.
But it appears he was unable to attend.
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