Russell A. Hall, born in Brooklyn Oct. 9, 1924, passed away June 27, 2013, at Eastern Long Island Hospital after a brief illness. He had recently moved to Southold from his residence in Sag Harbor.
Russ was a beloved fixture on the East End, having lived and worked in Sag Harbor for over 30 years. He was a friend to the community as an active member of several organizations, including service in the U.S. Navy. He served as president of the Noyac Civic Council, Lions Club, Knights of Columbus and St. James Little League, and was president and founder of Pop Warner football in Bergen County, N.J.
Russ also was active in St. James R.C. Church in Springfield, N.J., and St. Andrew R.C. Church in Sag Harbor and gave of his time in many ways, including as an usher at Sunday mass.
For over 30 years, Russ was an insurance broker for Brisotti & Silkworth. He was always available to lend a helping hand or a kind word.
Russ is survived by his wife, Ann; daughter Angela (son-in-law Pat); son, Chris (future daughter-in-law MaryAnn); and grandchildren Jennifer, Matthew and Jay. He will be remembered for his smile and willingness to help those in need.
The family received visitors June 30 at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. Services were held July 1 at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport. Burial with Navy Honor Guard followed at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Sag Harbor.
Donations for the Children’s Catholic School Scholarship Fund can be made to St. Agnes Church, 523 Front St., Greenport, NY 11944.
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