(December 14, 1889- August 2, 1965)
John A. Hall, 75, a retired bank teller, died Monday (Aug. 2, 1965) at 4 a.m. in the Potsdam hospital where he had been admitted Sunday afternoon.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 o'clock at the Buck funeral home, with Rev. Frank Smith, pastor of the Methodist church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside cemetery.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. William (Mary) Brouse, Norwood, and Mrs. William (Betty) Hinkle Johnstown, and five grandchildren.
Mr. Hall was born at Dailey Ridge, near Norwood, Dec. 14, 1889, a son of John and Mary Peacock Hall. He attended Norwood schools and was a teller at the State Bank of Norwood 45 years, retiring Jan. 1, 1959.
He married Ida Simonds, Nov. 15, 1919, in the Potsdam Methodist parsonage. Mrs. Hall died May 16, 1962.
Mr. Hall was a veteran of World War I and a member of Company D of Ogdensburg. He was also a member of the American Legion and What Cheer Masonic Lodge, F. & A.M.. He was a former member of the Chamber of Commerce and the Kiwanis Club.
(From Ogdensburg Journal 3 Aug 1965, courtesy of Martin Hall).