Mystic - Ruth (Ingalls) Hall, 93, passed away on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London.
Born Jan. 6, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Delmer A. and Ada Annie (Hayes) Ingalls of Woonsocket, R.I. She was the beloved wife of the late Gordon B. Hall. She was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy (Ingalls) Johnson, and a brother, Dean H. Ingalls.
She is survived by her four children, David J. Hall (Claudia)of North Stonington, Diane H. Nardone (William) of Westerly, Gary I. Hall (Catherine) of Medway, Mass., and Jeffrey C. Hall of Mystic. She leaves behind seven grandchildren, Heather Pescatello, Nicholas Hall, Ryan Hall, Kaitlyn Hall, Alycia Hall, Madison Nardone and William Chase Nardone: six great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Ruth was a graduate of Hill College in Woonsocket. She was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Mystic, Fidelity Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in Niantic, the Groton Emblem Club and NCT, National Camping Travelers.
She devoted many hours of her time volunteering to several organizations including the American Red Cross, St. Mark's Quilters, Special Olympics, CROP Walk, Scouting and the Groton Soup Kitchen.
She enjoyed knitting, reading, traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her generous nature and cheerful outlook. She was a wonderful cook and loved to entertain.
A Funeral Eucharist will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 15 Pearl St., Mystic. Interment will be private in St. Paul's Cemetery, Portsmouth, R.I.
The family would like to thank the entire staff of Academy Point in Mystic for their compassionate and loving care of Ruth during these last several months.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to The American Red Cross, 209 Farmington Ave., Farmington, CT 06032 or the Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.
The Dinoto Funeral Home, 17 Pearl St., Mystic, is in charge of arrangements.
Published by The Day on Oct. 18, 2015.