Judy Nash Hall, 69, Ridgefield native, banker, RHS 1957

Judy Nash Hall, a Ridgefield native and longtime New Canaan resident, died Friday, July 3, at her home, after a long battle against cancer. She was 69.
http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/images/stories/ridgefield/2009/07/obt-judy-nash-clr.jpgJudy Nash Hall
Born on Oct. 11, 1939, at Danbury Hospital, she was the daughter of the late Karl S. Nash, former editor and publisher of The Ridgefield Press, and Dorothy Baxter Ferris of Largo, Fla.
She graduated from Ridgefield High School in 1957, attended the University of Connecticut at Storrs and WestConn in Danbury, and later took courses at American Institute of Banking.
In 1960 she began as a teller at the New Canaan Savings Bank, and after its merger with Mechanics and Farmers, went on to hold positions as bookkeeper, assistant treasurer, mortgage officer, and eventually, assistant vice president. She was also a third baseman on the bank’s recreational team. More recently, she worked as a proofreader at the New Canaan Advertiser.
In 1998, she married Robert J. Hall of Washington, Conn. They made their home in New Canaan, where she enjoyed travel, regular trips to Broadway shows, music, Maggie and Molly her rescue cats, decorating her home, tending her garden, and cheering on her favorite teams, most particularly the Yankees. She was known for her sense of humor and dry wit.
Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by a daughter, Karyn Bennett Edge; two granddaughters, Aspen and Bryce Edge, of Concord, N.H.; sisters, Rhoda Nash Oehser and her husband Richard, of Boone, N.C.; Sally Nash Coye and her husband John of Santa Barbara, Calif.; Barbara Massey and her husband Kevin of Clearwater, Fla.; Margaret Phillipson Nash; brothers Brainerd Phillipson and his wife Pamela of Holliston, Mass.; Thomas Nash and his wife Paula of Ridgefield, and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her previous husband, Eugene Bouton, stepmother Elizabeth Grace Nash, and brothers Theodore Nash and Howard Nash.
The family “wishes to especially thank Dr. Richard Zelkowitz, her oncologist at Norwalk’s Whittingham Cancer Center, and the dedicated staff, for their extraordinary level of compassion and care,  and the staff of Mid-Fairfield County Hospice for their invaluable help and kindness..”
A memorial service will take place at Thursday, July 16, at 11:30 a.m., in the Kane Funeral Home,  25 Catoonah Street, Ridgefield with the Rev. Karen Judd of Mid-Fairfield County Hospice officiating. Burial will follow at the Nash family plot in Mapleshade Cemetery, Ridgefield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mid-Fairfield County Hospice, P.O. Box 489, Wilton, 06897.

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