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Wilhelmina Elizabeth Tschumi Hall

"Billie"

1928-2014 Billie passed into the arms of her Lord on April 16, 2014 surrounded by her children at the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Hoosick Falls New York. Billie was born March 21, 1928 to William and Rose English Tschumi of Raymertown New York. Billie graduated from Troy High School in 1946 and Troy Business College in 1947. Billie met Bob the love of her life (Robert C Hall, of Valley Falls, N.Y.) at the Durkeetown Square Dances just outside of Fort Edward, N.Y. Billie and Bob married September 30, 1950. They made their home on River Road in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. They had four children. Billie was a stay at home mom. Billie and Bob traveled extensively throughout the United States and Canada. Billie was the trip planner and navigator. She guided her family through museums, national parks, caverns, beaches and mountains. Billie was the most supportive wife and mother. She was a PTA mom, and the "cookie mom" for Girl Scouts. Billie was a very active member of her churches, where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the TC Class. Billie was a wonderful mother, devoted wife and a fun loving, funny lady. She was a deeply caring individual. Billie is predeceased by her parents, husband, sisters May (James Monahan), Evelyn (Hayner Bornt) and son-in-law Edward Carknard. Billie is survived by her children Chuck (Robert, Jr, Cathy) of Woodsville N.H., Karen (Mike Otero) of Greenwich, N.Y., Kathi Carknard of Hoosick Falls and Brian (Pam) of Cambridge, N.Y., her sister Elaine Kostenblatt of Troy, N.Y. She has seven grandchildren, Eric, Emily (Ken Rodriguez), John McLucas, Brian McLucas,Ian Carknard,Carly and Brian Hall and a great granddaughter Elizabeth Rodriguez. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will be Friday (today) at 4:00 pm from the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, NY. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Hoosick Falls. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home from 2:00 PM until the start of the service. Donations in Billie's name may be made to the Alzheimer Foundation through the funeral home.
Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 18, 2014
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