John Hall

Obituary of John Foster Hall

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Unity – John Foster Hall 80, of Unity died on February 17, 2023 at Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield. John was born on January 13, 1943 to Clayton and Bernice (Foster) Hall. He grew up in Unity and attended Unity schools where he played basketball and baseball and graduated from Unity-Freedom High School in 1961. He attended one year of college and then enlisted in the Army. He served from 1963-66 spending 13 months in Vietnam.


After his service, he  worked for a short time in Florida and then came back to Maine where he worked for Northeast Shoe hand sewing shoes, Ski-land Woolen Mill in Clinton and then at Sonoco in Pittsfield.

John enjoyed NASCAR and local races, drinking beer with his friends, ice fishing and playing horseshoes.  He also enjoyed the Red Sox, football and watching old westerns.


John was predeceased by his parents.

He is survived by his daughter Cindy and her husband Gene Dickey of Mesa, Arizona, two grandchildren Porscha and Israel and 2 great grandchildren.  He is also survived by several cousins and special friends Rose Locke, Myrna Raven,  Jody Braley and Paul Woodbury and his cat Fluffy.


At John’s request there will be no funeral.  A graveside service may be scheduled in the spring.

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