2990 Church St., South Mountain, ON

Martin Hall December 13, 1935 - January 21, 2016

Suddenly at home on January 21st, 2016, at the age of 80 years. Martin was the son of the late James and Mary (Earley) Hall. Loving father of Christine Kingsley, Heather (deceased) (Dan MacPhee), Brian (deceased), Michael (Wendy), and Arlene. Very cherished grandfather of Thomas, John, Michael, Jake, William, Matthew, and Joshua. Survived by his siblings, Eleanor O’Neill (the late John), Rita McRae (the late Ray), Jack (Wilma), and Marion Norton (Rodney). Predeceased by his sisters Theresa Arsenault (the late Emile), and Evelyn Kilfoyle (Russ). Martin was a devoted member of St. Daniel the Martyr parish in South Mountain. He had many friends in the communities of South Mountain and Kemptville. After retiring as a dairy farmer, Martin continued to work with the Kemptville Truck Centre until he was diagnosed with cancer in December 2015.

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Friends may visit the Byers Funeral Home, 2990 Church Street, South Mountain (613-989-3836) from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday January 24, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Daniel’s Church, South Mountain on Monday January 25, 2016 at 11 a.m. Spring Interment St. Daniel’s Catholic Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at


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    Eric SHEWAN says

    The Hall Family,

    My sincere condolences on the loss of Martin.

    Eric SHEWAN

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    LeRoy Anderson says

    RIP Martin, you will be missed by so many people. My condolences to Martin’s family.

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    Sandra Simzer-Cryderman says

    My deepest sympathies go out to the family, so sorry to hear of Martin’s passing, he was our neighbour for many year’s where i lived on my grandparent’s (Harry & Ethel Simzer) farm, truly a great hard working man, you will be missed RIP Martin

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    julie harris says

    I am very sorry to learn of Mr. Hall’s passing. He was and will always be Mr Hall my favorite bus driver for many years in the South Gower days. Deepest sympathies to family and friends.

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    Ron & Rona Quackenbush says

    The Hall Family
    Our condolences on Martin’s passing.

    Ron & Rona Quackenbush

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    Cheryl and Ed says

    We always enjoyed our chats with Martin. Wishing for all of your family peace and comfort at this difficult time.

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    Bobby Coughler says

    Robert Coughler

    Robert Coughler he was our bus driver I remember we had a dog that liked to chase cars one day he had got to close to the bus He handled it like a pro called me to the front told me what hapend I remember he was pretty upset himself about a month latter he showed with a puppy in a box at school for me I was only 5 or 6 this would be going back 42 43 yrs

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    Patti Shadbolt says

    Micheal, Christine and Arlene,

    Please accept my my condolences in the loss of your father. May his memory live on in your heart.

    Patti Shadbolt

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    Mark and Karen MacDonald says

    So sorry to hear of Martin’s passing. A very patient man who loved the farm. Childhood memories of visiting the farm and “helping” with milking.
    In our thoughts and prayers.

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