Stuart “Greg” Hall died peacefully at 98 years old with his loving wife of
64 years and his son Larry - Laurence Charles by his side. Greg was born
August 3, 1923 son of Stuart G Hall SR and Emily (Mann) Hall. He grew
up in Brookline MA and attended Mitchell Military School for Boys in
Billerica MA before entering Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter NH in
1937. From there he entered Yale University class of 1945 where he found
the ROTC and was called to duty in 1942. Greg was called to active duty
at Fort Sill Oklahoma and eventually ended up in Army Occupation in
Hiroshima Japan. In 1947 he returned to Yale to complete his education.
He met Frances Hall while living in New York City where they married.
They moved to Atchison Kansas where they had a son, Laurence Charles
Hall in 1959. Eventually they moved to Hingham, MA in 1963 where they
were joined by his adopted son Stuart G. Hall JR. He lived in Hingham
until his death on Wednesday September 29th at 9:30PM.
While in Hingham he was a real estate professional for 54 years and was elected to the Board
of Assessors in in 1987. He retired from the board in August 2021.
Greg loved sports. In fact he was a baseball addict having been a Red Sox fan since 1932. He
also played baseball and swam with the Exeter team for 3 years and as a freshman at Yale in
Greg had two passions - One was Cabaret which he helped to establish in Hingham together
with Frances in 1963. Cabaret was a fundraiser for the Hingham Community Center and
enjoyed by many.
His second was Charity Treks - A Fundraiser of a Different Color, raising money to find a cure
for HIV/AIDS - in which he participated every summer beginning in 2003. At the Charity Treks
he was known as GrandPa and his smiling face would greet the riders as they rode into camp
at the end of a long bike ride.
He and Frances loved to travel having more recently visited in Germany, France, Spain and
Greg Hall - Stuart Gregory Hall - is survived by his wife Frances Riera Hall, his two sons
Laurence “Larry” Charles Hall of San Francisco, CA, “Stuart” Gregory Hall JR, Stu’s his wife
Michelle of Pau France, Grandchildren Andraya Hall Austin (John) of Sebastopol CA and Alix
Hall and his great grand son Leo Reed Austin.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Hingham Community Center or Charity Treks
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