portrait picture for George Joseph Hall, Sr. “Bud”

Services:

Friends may visit the family Saturday, March 16th, in St. Philip Church, 1 Father Conlon Place from 10:00 to 11:30 A.M.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 Noon. Military Honors will be offered at the conclusion of Mass.

Donations:

The family requests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105

George Joseph Hall, Sr. “Bud”


March 12, 1926 - February 19, 2019

George Joseph Hall, Sr. “Bud”, 92, of Naples, FL, formerly of Norwalk, died February 19th, in Florida. He was the husband of Mary “Mollie” Sullivan Hall.

Born in Greenwich, March 12, 1926, son of the late Louis and Christina Muskas Hall, he was a lifelong Norwalker prior to retirement to Florida thirty-three years ago.

Mr. Hall was a World War II Veteran of the U. S. Army Air Force. Serving in the Philippines as a cryptographer. With a top secret clearance, he was the one who actually forwarded the message to General MacArthur, aboard the U. S. S. Missouri, that the  Japanese surrender was accepted.

After the war, Bud worked in the tech industry with several firms including; AMF, Sikorsky, Dictaphone, Perkin Elmer, retiring from Burndy Corp., as a quality control engineer. He enjoyed his garden, golf and bowling.

Seventy years ago, Bud and Mollie were married in St. Mary Church: they later were a founding family of St. Philip Parish. Bud was a member of Council 46, Knights of Columbus, here in Norwalk, and a life member of St. Peter the Apostle Council 12178, at his parish in Naples.

Survivors in addition to his wife include children; Mary “Mimi’ Soltes and husband Louis, of Norwalk, Jon Hall and wife Kathy, of East Sandwich, MA, Kathleen Jordan and husband Rob, of Bar Harbor, ME, Robert Hall, of Cheyenne, WY, Anne Kavulich and husband Michael, of Monroe, Peggy O’Hara and husband Kip, of Milford, Jeanne Cornell and husband Steve, of Covington, GA, one sister, Margery Roos, of Norwalk, daughter-in-law, Denise Hall, of Norwalk, twenty-one grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Hall is predeceased by: oldest son George J. Hall, Jr., and siblings: Victoria Andrick, Louis S. Hall, John Hall and Catherine Tucker.

Friends may visit the family Saturday, March 16th, in St. Philip Church, 1 Father Conlon Place from 10:00 to 11:30 A.M.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 Noon. Military Honors will be offered at the conclusion of Mass.

The family requests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105

  1. Sending condolences to the entire Hall Family. Bud was a wonderful man who loved your Mom and all of you so very much. May he rest in peace and may you all find comfort in knowing he is with God in his forever home. May God hold him in the palm of his hands until you all meet again.

    March 12, 2019
    Mary Ellen Ellis Schoonmaker -
  • I so wish I could come to pay my respects to Uncle Bud but just can’t get away. My prayers and love go out to all of you. I know how dear he was to all of you.

    March 12, 2019
    Susie Robertson Gamble -
  • So sorry for your loss. We are praying and thinking of your family.

    March 14, 2019
    Elizabeth Enserro Salvatori -
  • I could not physically make it to the funeral but believe me I was there in spirit. I’m praying for your family everyday. Your guardian angel will never leave you. I love you all.
    Sent with love
    Joni and Dan Steiner

    March 18, 2019
    Joan Steiner -
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