Constance Jean Hall
November 4, 1937 – November 6, 2015
Constance “Connie” Jean Hall, 78, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on November 6, 2015, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Hall was born in Fairmont, WV, on November 4, 1937, a daughter of the late William Ellsworth and Kathryn Agatha (Freeman) Hudgins. She was a graduate of St. Peter’s Catholic High School in Fairmont and St. Mary’s School of Nursing in Clarksburg, WV. Connie was employed as a registered nurse at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD, and later accepted a position with the Little Sisters of the Poor in Newark, where she retired as the Director of Nursing. A devout Catholic, she was a longtime member of Holy Family Parish in Newark, where she was a member of the Women’s Group and co-facilitated the Bereavement Group for five years. Connie also volunteered for many years with the Newark Empowerment Center. She was an excellent homemaker, loving wife, mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, Connie was preceded in death by her son, Gregory Michael Hall (Joey Busa) who died in 1992 and a brother-in-law, Ted Brant. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Charles William Hall; children, Richard Alan Hall (Rev. Jacquelyn) of Southbury, CT, Carla Jean Cuilik (William) of Pensacola, FL, and Brian Kent Hall (Valerie) of Hockessin, DE; brother, William Kent Hudgins (Joyce) of Petersburg, WV; sisters, Kathryn “Kitty” Hudgins Brant of Ridgeley, WV, and Mary “Chris” Christine Blair (Jim) of Washington Court House, OH; and 9 grandchildren, Ryan, Reed, Matthew, Kelsey, Katie, Meredith, Brent, Caroline and Aly.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6pm to 8pm on Thursday, November 12, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark. A second visitation will be held from 10am to 11am on Friday, November 13th at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, E. Chestnut Hill and Gender Roads, Newark. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 am. Interment will be be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor (Jeanne Jugan Residence), 185 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19713.