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1928 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
HALLO, WILLIAM W. William W. Hallo, Professor Emeritus of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature at Yale University, died March 27, 2015 at the age of 87. He was born March 9, 1928 in Kassel, Germany. He left Germany in 1939 for England before emigrating to the United States in 1941. He earned his B.A. from Harvard College and his PhD from the University of Chicago. He was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Leiden in The Netherlands. At Yale, he also served as Curator of the Babylonian Collection and Master of Morse College. He authored dozens of books and articles on the Ancient Near East. He also translated Franz Rosenzweig’s magnum opus, The Star of Redemption. His first wife, Edith S. Hallo, died in 1994. He is survived by his second wife, Nanette Stahl; his children: Ralph Hallo and his wife Margreet de Lange of Odijk, The Netherlands; Jacqueline Hallo and her husband David Bunis of Newton, MA; six grandchildren, Bram, Daan, Emile, Justine, Nicole and Jackson. Funeral Services at Congregation Mishkan Israel 785 Ridge Rd. Hamden, CT. on MONDAY March 30, 2015 at 1:00 o’clock, with interment services to follow at Mishkan Israel Cemetery, Jewell St. New Haven, CT. Memorial Contributions may be made to; Congregation Mishkan Israel 785 Ridge Rd. Hamden, CT. 06517 or Congregation Beth El- Keser Israel 85 Harrison St. New Haven, CT. 06515. A Private Period of Mourning will be Observed. The Robert E. Shure Funeral Home 543 George St. New Haven, CT. is in care of arrangements. www.shurefuneralhome.com
Published in The New Haven Register on Mar. 29, 2015
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