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Donald Hall

Donald T. Hall 83, Scranton, died Sunday, in Allied Skilled Nursing Facility.  He was the loving husband of the former Mary Margaret A. Gilbride Hall.  The couple celebrated their 54 wedding anniversary, May 15th.

Born April 24, 1936 in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Edward and Ethel (Lewis) Hall. He was a 1954 graduate of Dickson City High School. He honorable served in US Air force during the Korean Conflict and was honored with medals National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal.

He had served in Zama, Japan and as a Staff Sergeant with specialty Clearance  acting as Air Force Liaison between the Air Force and the Army Surgeon General`s Office.   Following serving his country he returned to the area and was a 1962 graduate of the University of Scranton, having received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management.

He began his career as a criminal Investigator for the US Treasury Agent, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Fire Arms.  Prior to retirement he was a quality Assurance in the Radiology Department for Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, technical representative for AGFA Film, having provided film to area radiology departments.  He previously was Director of the Radiology Department for the Kimble Medical Center, Lakewood, NJ.  He was a member of the Dickson City, Primitive United Methodist Church.

Also surviving is a son: Dr. Donald T. Hall and wife Dr. Vickie Varklet, Lewisburg,  two grandsons, Donald T. Hall, III and David Hall, a granddaughter, Natalie Hall; A brother in law Donald “Duke” F, Gilbride and wife Laura, nephews, Donald P Gilbride and Atty. Thomas J. Gilbride and wife Doreen, nieces, Joan Marie A. Gilbride and acompanion Mark Stevens, Barbara Ann Sweeney and husband Tomas, Alice Marie McDermott and husband Michael, several cousins.

He was preceded in death by brother, Robert E. Hall.

A private graveside service  with Entombment  Cathedral Cemetery.  Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Center, 2010 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509.

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To the Family. Our sympathy. Soon aging, sickness and death will be no more. Please read Job 33:25, Isaiah 33:24, and Revelation 21:4 in the Scriptures.

RH Jun 5 2019 12:00 AM

Mary Margaret and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Don was a really great person. I enjoyed every moment I spent with you both at Allied Terrace.Your former van driver Debbie Wodock

Debbie Wodock May 31 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Cousin Donald passing. It was a joy to see and speak with him in years past while visiting Allied Terrace. I send you peace and love during this difficult time

Diane Wilkins May 30 2019 12:00 AM

Our condolence to the Family. God well knows the pain we suffer and he cares. Exodus 3:7; 1Peter 5:7Look forward to the future with confidence, Acts 24:15 says, ...”there is going to be a resurrection...”.

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