Albert J. Hall Jr., age 87 of New Bedford, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013. He was the husband of the late Theresa A. (Desaulniers) Hall.
He was born in New Bedford, a son of the late Albert J. Hall Sr. and the late Louise (Leduc) Hall and has been a lifelong resident of the city.
Mr. Hall was employed as a Firefighter at the Station 9 Firehouse with the New Bedford Fire Department for 25 years. He was a member of the Men of Sacred Heart, the Special Olympics, the Franco-American Club, a lifelong member of the VFW Poirier Post in New Bedford and was active with the Boy Scouts. Mr. Hall was also an Untied States Navy Veteran of World War II.
He is survived by his four children: Marguerite Pellerin and her husband Louis of New Bedford, Andrea Pegg of New Bedford, George Hall and his wife Rita of New Bedford and Ernest A. Hall and his wife Sally of Rochester; a sister Therese Savaria and her husband Maurice of Fairhaven; seven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was also the father of the late Corrine T. Hall and brother of the late Beatrice Faunce, Alida Forcier and Lorraine Michaud.
His funeral will be held on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 9AM from the ROCK FUNERAL HOME 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, followed by his funeral mass at 10AM in Our Lady of Fatima Church 4256 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford. Visiting hours will be Thursday (TODAY) from 4 to 8PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his honor may be made to Wounded Warrior Project PO BOX 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Burial will be in the MA National Cemetery in Bourne.