Robert Hall
1940 - 2020
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Robert Adrian Hall, 80, went to Heaven peacefully on Nov 13, 2020 under the fantastic care of the staff at Messiah Lifeways. Bob was born on Feb 4, 1940 in Trenton, NJ, son of the late Charles Ernest & Eleanor (Bope) Hall. He graduated from Vincentian Institute, Albany, NY & received both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. He was a member of Phi Kappa Theta fraternity. He is predeceased by his loving wife Judith Fowler Hall. Survivors include his three daughters Sandra Snowden (John), Karen Artz (Peter, Jr.), & Amy Bell (Brendan, Sr.); five grandchildren Daniel & Ana Snowden, Kayleigh Kelly (Richard, Jr.), Paul Artz, & Brendan Bell, Jr.; siblings C. Ernest Hall (Jaclyn, deceased), Elizabeth Plewes (Thomas), Mary Ellen Virost (Richard), & sister-in-law Janice Taylor (Bruce). His family and friends were by far his greatest enjoyments, especially annual extended family vacations. Bob was a long-time member of Pine Street Presbyterian Church, Harrisburg, PA where he served as an ordained Deacon & Elder. He was also an active member of the Discovery Sunday school class. After ROTC training at RPI, he went on to serve in the US Army Corps of Engineers. He followed in his father's footsteps being employed by the Federal Highway Administration his entire career. He worked in Augusta, ME, Richmond, VA, Albany, NY, Washington, DC, & Harrisburg, PA, retiring after 38 years. A private time of remembrance and gathering will be held at a later date. In celebration of Bob's life, donations can be made, noting in memory of him, to Messiah Lifeways staff members, c/o the Funeral Home, 37 East Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, Michael J Fox Parkinson's Foundation,, or Pine Street Presbyterian Church, 310 North Third Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, Bob's family has entrusted his care to Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421. Read Bob's full obituary, offer condolences, share memories, upload photographs & videos, and sign his official guest book by visiting

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Published in Patriot-News from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2020.
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November 22, 2020
We traveled extensively with Bob and Judy to Holland, Belgium, Prince Edward Island Canada, and Arizona and always played bridge on those trips. They were wonderful times which we all enjoyed. His death and the previous death of his wife Judy leave a big void in our lives.
Roger J. Olson
November 21, 2020
Dear Sandy & sisters
So sorry to read of your father's home going . I got to know him at our table when he first came to the village. You have my prays & love. Vernon

Vernon crider
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