June Hall was born in New York to her parents, Vincent and Louise Hall on June 24, 1940. She received her education from the NYC school system. She married, and of her union she was blessed with 2 children. June loved her family and resided in Brooklyn all of her years. June was a woman of many talents. She first worked as an independent key punch operator in the early 70’s. She made a career change and worked 15 years for Pan American Airlines. June filled multiple positions during her years at Pan American Airlines, including her position as an accountant, until the company folded in 1990. Faced with another opportunity to make a career change, June decided to follow her long desire to become a teacher. She enrolled and attended Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus. June did it big too! She graduated earning both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in education cumma sum laude of her class. Following graduation, she then went on to teach 1st grade at Thomas Warren Field School P.S. 299 in Bushwick, NY. She also taught English as a Second Language (ESL) to immigrants at the Brooklyn Public Library - Bedford branch. She was finally following her passion to teach kids and people how to read. She retired from the New York Public School System in 2006.
June was well loved by not just family but by her friends also. June was an active member of her community serving as Stuyvesant Ave Block Association President for over 20 yrs. June was a faithful member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. She was a member of the Brooklyn Society of Cruelty to Children and a member of the Eastern Star Brooklyn Chapter. June was an avid bowler, evident by countless trophies, and she played in tournaments all over the U.S. She loved playing cards, especially Bid Whist and Pinochle with family and friends alike! June developed a love for the game of bridge and during the last 10 years she participated in Bridge tournaments across the U.S. She enjoyed traveling, and cruising with her sister Mildred. June also loved music, dancing and just having fun. Everyone said she had a good sense of humor. She loved to read and was part of The Rashi book club with a group of her friends since 2013. June’s motto was Knowledge is Power and she instilled that philosophy in all of us! She led her family by instilling wisdom and showering all of us with unconditional love.
June was preceded in death by her parents, Vincent and Louise Hall; sister Marlene (Harold) Wright; and brother Steven (Diane) Hall
June leaves to cherish her memory, two devoted children, a son, Donnie Robinson of Brooklyn NY; a daughter Tracy (Paul) Oliver of Madison AL; her best friend and sister, Mildred Adams of Brooklyn NY; two grandchildren, Danielle and Damien both of Madison AL; special friend and caretaker, Debra Meyers of Brooklyn NY; a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends. A very special thank you to Paul and Jennie Freeland.
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