Ms. Hale was born in Brockton, MA, on February 7, 1944, the daughter of the late John and Alice (O’Neill) Hale. Ms. Hale attended Northeastern University Dental School and worked for many years in Boston, and New York City as a dental assistant. She decided to move from Somerville, MA, to Vermont with her young son Jason in 1978 after falling in love with the state while visiting friends.
Ms. Hale started working at Green Meadows school in the mid-1980s and managed Chrysalis, their store in downtown Wilmington. She would later work at the Inn at Mount Snow and Grand Summit hotel.
In 2002 Ms. Hale became a Jehovah’s Witness and enjoyed going to their meetings and out in service. She also enjoyed listening to the Beatles, Joni Mitchell, and James Taylor, and cheering on the Boston Celtics.
Ms. Hale is survived by her son Jason, of Dover; her sister Bobbie and her husband Gary, of Osprey, FL; her brother Vinnie and his wife Jane, of Scituate, MA; and her brother Robert, of Malden, MA. She was preceded in death by her brothers Eldon, John, Eugene, and Matt Hale.
A memorial will be held for Ms. Hale in the spring and her ashes will be spread in the Charles River. To send the family personal condolences visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.