Monday, 28 April 2014 11:07

Dorothy Allen Hall

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Dorothy Allen Hall, 86, passed away April 27.

Born on January 14, 1928, she was a lifelong resident of Saratoga Springs. Dorothy was the daughter of the late Walter and Laura Barrett Allen and wife of the late Alan D. Hall, who passed away in 1993. They were married for 42 years.
Dorothy received her elementary and high school education from the Saratoga Springs school system and graduated from Skidmore College. She taught school in the Milton and Greenfield school district and left teaching behind to raise her family.
Dorothy took much comfort in her children and grandchildren and enjoyed being in their company. Her favorite pastimes were reading, crossword puzzles, playing the piano and dining out with family and friends. She spent a great amount of time copying family records and pictures to pass along to family members. She took great pride and interest in her Mayflower and American Revolution ancestors. Dorothy was a member of the United Methodist Church, Saratoga Historical Society, Yaddo Garden Association and Friends of the Library for many years.
In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was predeceased by her sister, Jean, and brother-in-law, James Cameron Jr.

Survivors include her children, Alan (Sally), Susan Dart (Warren), Tim (Vicky), and Nancy Blair (Ray); six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends may call from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, May 1 at the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

The family would like to thank the staff at Wesley Health Care Center for the kindness and compassion they gave to Dorothy and her family while she was in their care.

Memorial donations can be made to The Wesley Foundation, 131 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or a charity of your choice.

Online remembrances may be made at

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