Charles S. Hall's Obituary

A page from Hall's photo album

Noted Artist Dies in Dundee

This was taken from the Post Standard, August 4, 1964, pg6 (image 27 at Newspaper Archives)

WATERLOO-Charles S. Hall, 87, aformer resident of Waterloo and a woodcarver, known for his work in churches throughout Central New York died late Monday at his home in Dundee following a long illness. He left Waterloo 40 Years ago.

Born in Prattsburg, Mr. Hall won recognition for his carving of the entrance to the Greer Chemical Laboratory and door to the plant husbandry building, both on the campus of Cornell University.

In Moravia, his work is still evident in homes there, as well as in churches in the immediate area.

Mr. Hall carved the side alter of the Grace Episcopal Church at Ithaca; did work at the Willowdale Episcopal Church in South Seneca County, and carved the flower stand in the First Presbyterian Church at Seneca Falls.

Locally, he is responsible for the Jacob Sands Memorial Tablet in St. Paul's Episcopal church in Geneva; St. Paul's and Grace Episcopal churches in Elmira; as well as the Episcopal Church at Penn Yan.

Surviving are hs wife, Lizzie, at home; a son, Howard, of Ithaca; a daughter Mrs. Agnes Rhinevault, also of Dundee; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Genuning Funeral Home, 46 West Main St. The Rev. Hubert S. Wood, Episcopal rectorhere will officiate and burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetary.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the funeral home.

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