Donald Barnes Hall, 86

Apr 7, 2020

Donald Barnes Hall, 86, of Pinehurst Beach, Wareham, passed away on Friday April 3, 2020 at the Nemasket Health Care Center in Middleborough, MA.  Mr. Hall was born in Middleborough, the son of the late Henry L. and Helen (Barnes) Hall.  

Mr. Hall was a 1953 graduate of Wareham High School. He received his BA from Boston University and a Master’s in Education from the University of New Mexico. He was a U.S. Army veteran attaining the rank of Specialist 4 and honorably discharged in 1963. Mr. Hall taught Spanish and Social Studies. He taught at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, Carroll College in Helena, Montana and Furman University in Greenville, SC. He was also a Case Manager with the Department of Transitional Assistance for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He was a long time and much loved member of the First Congregational Church in Wareham and he also enjoyed traveling and time spent with family and friends.

Mr. Hall is survived by his nephew Benjamin W. Fearing of Rochester, MA and his close friends Richard Cotton and his wife Jan and Paul Sheehan. He was the brother of the late Barbara Coville and Natalie Fearing who passed away on March 28, 2020. He was also the uncle of the late David Coville. 

His funeral will be private and burial will be in South Middleborough Cemetery. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit Memorial gifts may be made to the First Congregational Church 11 Gibbs Ave, Wareham. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Wareham Village Funeral Home 5 Center St. Wareham, MA.