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Bessie V. (Carnegie) Hall

January 8, 1924 ~ September 19, 2019 (age 95)


Bessie V. (Carnegie) Hall, 95, of High Street, North Berwick passed away peacefully Thursday, September 19, 2019 at her son’s home after a period of declining health.

She was born January 8, 1924 in Wells, Maine, oldest child born to David and Ida (Hatch) Carnegie.  Bessie was raised in Lynn, MA, graduating from Lynn English High School. 

In 1947 she married Frank P. Hall.  She and Frank were members of the M.O.A.L. Antique Car Club and Bessie was a dedicated Shrine Lady as well as a member of the Red Hats. Bessie was a proud 34 year member of the American Legion Quint Cheney Post Ladies Auxiliary.  She and Frank spent their summers at their Wells Beach Cottage and had traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Canada.  Bessie enjoyed knitting, reading, word finds and especially shopping.  Her greatest joy was being Grammie.

Bessie was pre-deceased by her husband of 69 years, Frank P. Hall; 2 sisters, Eleanor Marasco and Elva Marston and brother David Carnegie, Jr.  Surviving are her daughter, Kathleen Morgan and husband Michael of Severn, MD; 4 sons, Franklin Hall of No. Berwick, Andrew Hall and wife Ann of Sanford, Sherm Hall and wife Linda of Sanford, Ritchie Hall and wife Sherry of No. Berwick; 10 grandchildren, Michael Morgan, Jr. and wife Heather, Anthony Morgan and wife Kristin, Krystal Davis and husband Michael, Jason Hall and wife Elisabeth, Andrew Townsend and wife Jennifer, Shelby Hall, Katlyn Hall, Nicholas Sawyers and wife Katie, Colby Owen and wife Cortny, Justin Owen and wife Christina; 12 great-grandchildren, Keyara, Treyvon, Kailey, Tyler, Rachael, Jordan, Roman, Delaney, Kayleb, Kailee, Gavin and Nolan.

The family wishes to extend our heart-felt thanks to Sue Therrien, Shannon Therrien and Pam Austin for the exceptional loving care given to our Mom over the past couple years.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday, September 26 from 6pm to 8pm with an Auxiliary  service at 6:45 at the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street. North Berwick, ME.  Funeral services will be held Friday at 11am at the Bethel Christian Church, 129 Lower Main Street, North Berwick, ME.  Condolences may be expressed at www.JohnsonFuneralHomeME.com

Friends who wish may contribute to the Shriners Childrens Hospital, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA  02114

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September 26, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson Funeral Home
26 Market Street
North Berwick, ME 03906

Funeral Service
September 27, 2019

11:00 AM
Bethel Christian Church (North Berwick)


Shriners Childrens Hospital
51 Blossom Street, Boston MA 02114

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