Arthur John Hall “Buddy”
Arthur John Hall “Buddy”, 83, passed into eternal life peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, December 4, 2017, in Tewksbury, MA.
Arthur is survived by his six children and their spouses, Cheryl and Charles Harvey, Russell Hall, Sandra and George Stanley, John Hall and Steven and Kathy Hall; 15 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife Brenda Hall (Richardson)of Massachusetts, his son Jay Hall of Massachusetts, his Uncle John and Aunt Laura Torosian (Ackerman) of Massachusetts and daughter-in-law Jill Hall (Guimond) of Florida.
Arthur was born on November 18, 1934 in Lawrence, MA to Stella Ackerman and Noah Hall. He enlisted in the United States Navy as a Seaman in 1953 where he served his country proudly on the USS Hassayampa for both the Korean and Vietnam Wars before being awarded a Purple Heart and honorably discharged in 1961. He married Brenda, a medical assistant in 1959. Over 11 years the couple welcomed 5 children into their home. His children remember him as a kind father who encouraged them to pursue their goals. Arthur was accomplished as a craftsman and often was seen tinkering around the house. He was a witty individual who loved to joke.
A private celebration of life will take place amongst family. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Merrimack Valley Hospice at 360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Lawrence, MA 01843 Attn: Development Office. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the caregivers at Home Health VNA, Merrimack Valley Hospice HomeCare for their continuous support, care and dedication to Arthur and our family over the past month.
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