There was a TV sitcom with a lady who was the neighbor and her name was Mrs.
Poole. What was the TV series called?
Edie McClurg played Patty Poole on "Valerie's Family" which was later called "The Hogan Family" and later called "The Hogans." Willard Scott played her husband Peter Poole for the first two seasons. Edie played an almost identical role on "Small Wonder," that character was Bonnie Brindle. Edie is best known as Grace, School Secretary in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" she also does a lot of voice work in animated series.