Thomas C. “Tom”
Hall of Greensboro, GA, died on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the age of 81.
Born in Glassport,
PA, on January 12, 1933, he was one of nine children born to the late Orrin
H. Hall and Iva Mayer Hall.
He graduated from
Glassport Pennsylvania High School and worked there until he was in his
twenties. He served his country honorably for three years in the United
States Army. On January 27, 1967 he married Viola Riley and they had been
married for forty-five years at the time of her death in 2012. Along with
his wife, he was the owner and operator of Dunes Laundry and Cleaners that
they ran for thirty-five years and retired in 1995. He also worked for
Bethlehem Steel for thirty years. In 2007 they sold the laundry business and
moved to Osteen, Florida. From Osteen they moved to Del Webb in Greensboro
in November of 2009. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and the
Moose Club in Chesterton, IN. Tom enjoyed playing cards with family and
friends, especially Pinochle and Euchre. He also enjoyed Wii bowling,
putting together jigsaw puzzles and listening to country music.
In addition to his
parents and wife, he was preceded in death by seven of his siblings. He is
survived by his daughter, Deanna Meese “Dee” Bingham and husband William
“Bill” of Greensboro, GA; two grandsons, Edward Bingham and Rodney Bingham
and wife Maritza; two great-granddaughters, Ashlee Bingham and Lela Bingham;
brother, Glenn “Herkie” Hall of Glassport, PA; good friend, Jean Steinberg
of Greensboro, GA, and a number of relatives and friends.
will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at Edmonds &
Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304, with MaryAnn Riley
officiating. Interment of cremains will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.
will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. at the
may be made to the Department of Development, National Correspondence
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