Lillian N. Hall, 88

Lillian N. Hall, 88, of Elizabeth Street, Whitehall, died peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, April 16, 2009 at the Schuyler Ridge Residential Health Center in Clifton Park, following a short illness.

Born on April 12, 1921 in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Hazel (McKee) Newell.

She was a resident of Whitehall for over 80 years and graduated from Plattsburgh High School and Plattsburgh State Teacher’s College.  She taught school for 40 years in the Whitehall Central School District. 

She was a proud member of the Whitehall United Methodist Church and served as a Sunday school teacher for many years and served on  several church committees.  She and her late husband, Raymond S. Hall, who died in 1999, managed the Whitehall United Methodist Church Food Pantry for many years.  She was a member of the Skenesborough Chapter O. E. S. #663 and was a girl scout leader for several years.

Anyone who crossed her doorstep or walked by her house always left with some of her chocolate chip cookies.

Besides her parents and her husband, she is predeceased by a sister, Marion H. Martin, a step-father, Griffith T. Evans and step-brother, Edward Evans.

She is survived by a niece Sharon Gade and her husband, David, who were her caregivers, of Rotterdam; step-sister, Thelma Petty of Granville, several cousins, several in-laws, nieces and nephews on Ray’s side of the family.

A funeral service was conducted on Monday, April 20 at 11 a.m. at the Whitehall United Methodist Church in Whitehall with Rev. John Greenough, officiating.

Interment followed at Greenmount Cemetery in Whitehall.

Family and friends were invited to call at the Jillson Funeral Home, 46 Williams Street, Whitehall on Sunday, April 19, 2009 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in Lillian’s name to Whitehall Food Pantry, Box 56, Greenmount Cemetery Lane, Whitehall, NY 12887.

Following the service, family and friends are invited for a time of fellowship and refreshments in the church hall.

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