Velma Carolyn (Brubaker) Hall

Apr. 6, 1934 – Nov. 23, 2021


Velma Carolyn (Brubaker) Hall, 87, a resident at the apartments at Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of New Kensington, died Tuesday evening at home after a brief illness.

She was born in Cross Keys, daughter of the late Raymond and Elsie (Hoover) Brubaker. On Feb. 16, 1954, she married James Edward Hall. He died Feb. 13, 2006.

Surviving are three children, Keith E. Hall and wife, Kristen, of Roaring Spring, Kip E. Hall and wife, Katherine, of Tifton, Ga., and Kelli E. Heid and husband, James, of Stow, Ohio; a daughter-in-law, Nina Hall of Lake St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren: Sarah, Jamie, Erica, Heather, Megan and Jenni; and seven great-grandchildren: Kelli, Bobby, Daniel, Ellison, Camden, Arthur and Raegan.

She was preceded in death by a son, Kim E. Hall; five brothers: Cloyd, Gerald, Wilford, Edwin and an infant brother, Dwight; two sisters, Dorothy Patterson and Glenna Ayers; and her mother-in-law, Barbara Katherine Hall.

Velma was a graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. She had attended First Church of the Brethren, Roaring Spring, and was a former member of Lower Burrell Presbyterian Church. She and her late husband had been members of the New Kensington Jaycees.

She enjoyed cross stitching quilts, crossword puzzles and singing in the church choirs.

Friends will be received from noon until the 2 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, in the Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring, Pastor David Crumrine officiating. Interment will be made in Dry Hill Cemetery, Woodbury.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Velma’s memory may be given to your local food bank.