Richard L. Hall, 85

SWEDEN — Richard Lee Hall, 85, of Sweden, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016, at the Fryeburg Health Care Center.

Richard was born in Valparaiso, Indiana, on Dec. 19, 1930, a son of Leslie O. and Ruth L. (Nickerson) Hall and graduated from Valparaiso High School. He then entered the U.S. Navy and served his country faithfully during the Korean War, serving on the U.S.S. Donner. Upon returning from sea duty, he married Jean Huhn on April 23, 1955.

Following his Naval service, Richard worked for Kearfott Guidance and Navigation Systems in Little Falls, N.J., and retired from there in 1990 after 35 years. After his retirement, he and Jean moved to Sweden.

He was a member of the Totowa United Methodist Church in Totowa, N.J., and most recently, the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Gorham.

Mr. Hall is survived by his wife Jean of Sweden; two sisters, Helen Price of Valparaiso, Ind., and Mary Huhn of Sweden; a brother, Gerald Hall and his wife, Shelley of Dowagiac, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 11, at the Libby Cemetery, Berry Road in Sweden. Arrangements are in the care of the Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton. Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.chandlerfunerals.com

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