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5/2/2013 3:12:00 PM
Josephine (Joedy) Hall

Josephine (Joedy) M. Hall 88 of Harbor Springs died April 27, 2013 at her residence at Perry Farm Village.

Funeral services for Joedy were held May 2, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Harbor Springs.

Joedy was born April 9, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of Joseph and Florence (Wiley) Meriam. She grew up in Cleveland and attended Hathaway Brown School where she was a junior national figure skater. She then went on to Bradford Jr. College and Case Western University where she received her BA degree.

On Oct. 19, 1946 she married Hiland Hall in Cleveland where they made their home until 1959 when they moved to New Canaan CT. While in Connecticut Joedy became very accomplished in decoupage and was a long time member of the New Canaan Sewing Group. She was also a member of the New Canaan Country Club, active in the American Red Cross and New Canaan Boys Hockey Assn..

In 1979 Joedy and Hiland moved to Harbor Springs living on Harbor Pointe. She was very active in the Hospice of Little Traverse Bay, Northern Michigan Hospital Foundation, and University Club of Harbor Springs. She was also a member of the Harbor Point Golf club. Joedy was also a devout Christian.

Joedy is survived by her children: Hiland M. Hall (Candace) of Deer Isle, Maine, Peter W. Hall (Patti) of Lake Forest IL., Susan H. Horn (Paul) of St. Louis, MO., Jeffrey W. Hall (Cindy) of Harbor Springs, Michael J. Hall (Elizabeth) of Traverse City, MI.; 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Joedy was preceded in death by her husband Hiland on June 16, 2004.

Joedy always said "if she had to live her life again, she would live it exactly the same."

Contributions in memory of Joedy may be made to First Presbyterian Church.

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