Bancroft "Dudley" Hall (1933 - 2014)

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The Service of Remembrance for Mr. Bancroft "Dudley" Hall, age 81, of Inverness, Florida, will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, March 31, 2014 at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Inverness with Father Eugene Reuman officiating. Entombment will follow at Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa, Florida. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to Love A Child, Inc., P.O Box 60063, Fort Myers, FL 33906 or Hospice of Citrus County, PO Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Mr. Hall was born March 26, 1933 in Craighead, Jamaica, son of Hubert and Doris (Glave) Hall. He died March 27, 2014 in Lecanto, FL. Mr. Hall earned his Bachelors Degree from Mico College in Jamaica and worked as a teacher and headmaster before immigrating to the United States in 1962. He worked as a Senior Safety Administrator for Polaroid Corporation. After retiring from Polaroid, he worked as a safety administrator for Massachusetts General Hospital for an additional five years. He moved to Inverness from Sharon, MA in 1998. Mr. Hall enjoyed music, gardening, outdoor activities, cycling, jogging and anything that reminded him of his homeland, Jamaica. He was steadfast in his devotion as a husband and father.
Mr. Hall was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Kenneth Hall and Conroy Hall and 3 sisters, Lenora Davy, Linda Hall and Hazel Reid. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Laura Hall and son, Dr. Dudley B. Hall, both of Inverness, 4 daughters, Dr. Heather (Anthony) Hall-Scuderi of Sacramento, CA, Dr. Hope (Kenneth) Hall-Wilson of Henderson, NC, Dr. Sandra (Kevin) Hall-Ross of New York, NY and Maxine (Ossen) D'Haiti, M.M. of Oakton, VA, 3 brothers, Owen (Fay) Hall, Wesley (Claudette) Hall and Louis Hall, sister, Jean Williams and 9 grandchildren, Dudley, Amanda, Nicole, Hillary, Elizabeth, Grace, Kevin, Benjamin and Myles.
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Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory
501 W Main St Inverness, FL 34450
(352) 726-2271
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Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Mar. 29, 2014