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Christian D. Hall, 66

October 10, 2020

Christian D. Hall, 66, of New Providence, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Chris was raised by his dear mother, Doris (Yeager) Hall, and aunt, Julia Yeager, on Cabbage Hill in Lancaster City, where he met the love of his life, Jody (Shoff) Hall, with whom he spent 44 loving years. Everyone who knew Chris knows Jody was his other half, but he would say she’s his whole.

Chris was an only child, but is also survived by his cousin, Lester “Bud” Fisher, whom he revered as a brother. Chris grew an incredible family tree of 5 children and 13 grandchildren who he loved immensely.

Chris was a hardworking man of many talents. He was a journeyman molder, headed up several security teams, a triaxle dump truck driver, a quarry weighmaster, and a crew leader at Susquehannock State Park.

Some of Chris’s favorite things to enjoy in life were cooking, writing, great food, classic movies, music and poetry. But anyone who knew Chris knows that the things that meant the very most to him were God, nature, and his family. Chris spent most of his family time appreciating God’s creation through camping, fishing, hiking or just taking a relaxing ride through the bountiful countryside.

Some of Chris’s most cherished moments in life were spending anniversaries with his wife Jody watching sunrises over the beaches of Ocean City, Maryland.

Chris taught his family many lessons and values. But the most important lesson he taught them was to cherish the little things that truly matter in life. Hold your family close, always put them first and thank God for your blessings every day.

No matter what challenges Chris may have faced, he always made sure his family was happy and taken care of. He made sure to make the most of every moment and always made his family feel special. He would always tell us, “Work to live, don’t live to work.” He lived for his family, which today’s society desperately needs to appreciate more. He was the rock of our family. Chris was a dedicated and loving son, husband and father who will be very deeply missed.

In addition to his wife, Jody, Chris is survived by four children and their spouses: Chris Hall, husband of Jen, of Hempfield, Dan, of Lancaster, Virginia Bradley, wife of Brandon, of Bainbridge, and Adam Hall, husband of Meagen, of Willow Street, and also survived by 13 grandchildren. Chris was preceded in death by his son, Andy, his mother, Doris, and his aunt, Jule who he now joins in heaven.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 2PM at Susquehannock State Park 1880 Park Drive Drumore, PA 17518. To honor Chris’s love for nature this is an outdoor event, kindly dress accordingly and bring a chair. Memorial Contributions may be made in Chris’ memory to the Humane League of Lancaster County 2195 Lincoln Hwy E. Lancaster, PA 17602 or Hospice & Community Care 685 Good Dr. Lancaster, PA 17604.

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October 17, 2020

So very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. 
Jim Simmons

October 16, 2020

Sorry for your loss Jody, deepest sympathy Chris was a very caring person and he will be missed may God rest his soul. Rest easy my friend say hi to Andy for me! Love you. Juls

October 16, 2020

Jody, may the soul of your loving husband rest in eternal peace , May he fine with the Engles.
Solomon

October 15, 2020

Jody so sorry to hear of Chris’s passing.  Sending my thoughts and prayers to you and the family. 🙏🏻
Barbara Sheirer

October 15, 2020

Dearest Jody, my heart goes out to you at this time of great loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family, we all miss seeing you at Lakeside. 
Much Love and Blessings
Cindy Thatcher

October 15, 2020

Jody, that was a beautiful summary of Chris, whom I never got the pleasure to meet. Sending more hugs, love, and prayers your way.
Beth McCallister

October 15, 2020

Jody and Family,
 
Rick and I are so sorry to hear about Chris.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Joan Stonesifer
 

October 15, 2020

My thoughts and prayers for the family of Chris.  I had the pleasure to know Chris through working with him at Allen Meyers.  He truly was a pleasant man to know.  God bless you all.  
Dianne Wallace

October 14, 2020

I am unfortunately working this weekend but will be thinking of you all on Saturday!!! Prayers and hugs to you all!!!!
Debbie and Tim Hershey

October 14, 2020

Oh no! That is what I yelled out loud when I heard this news about this wonderful man! I have been thinking about you two so much lately. I just a couple of weeks ago found a note from him after my husband died that filled my heart with love.  I am so sorry to you and your family for the loss of this wonderful man that God gave us to teach us love and appreciation of others and nature.
Shelby Greider

October 14, 2020

I am just lost for words Chris has been a long time friend we were neighbors for many many years and had so many great times together we will always remember  you Chris  The Deckers So many prayers for Jody and the family 🙏🙏🙏

October 14, 2020

We will miss Chris and all our great times together.  We have wonderful memories to treasure forever!  We are always here for you and pray God’s comfort will ease your pain as time goes by.  Love ya’s 💕
Bud and Donna

October 14, 2020

When I think of Chris his dedication to and love for his family is foremost. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, especially Jody, Virginia, and Adam. May God comfort you until you meet again. 
Ann Trout

October 14, 2020

What a spectacular guy!
Will always he and Jodi when I turn on my turtle lamp
🙏🏿
Mike Flood

Services
Saturday, October 17, 2020
2:00 PM
Susquehannock State Park
1880 Park Drive
Drumore, PA 17518
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