LINCOLNVILLE — Lora Eugenia Hall, 98, passed away peacefully Feb. 20, 2022, at Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast.

Born in Naomi, W. Va., Jan. 17, 1924, she was the daughter of Henry L. and Gracie Hollinsworth Pettry. She was one of 13 children. Lora was schooled in West Virginia until moving to Indian Valley, Va., when she was 14 years old to care for her grandfather.

In her earlier years, specifically during World War II, she worked in Radford, Va., at the Hercules Powder Co., making gunpowder for ammunition used in the war. She then moved on to work for Blue Ridge Overhaul Factory. During this time, she met the love of her life, Albert K. Hall, and the two were married in Floyd, Va., May 24, 1947.

Albert and Lora moved to Maine, where they made their first home in Rockport. They then moved to Camden while they were constructing their dream home in Lincolnville, where they raised their four children and resided for the past 75 years. Lora took pride in caring for her children, being a stay-at-home mom for many years. She was a proud mother and involved herself in the PTA and all their educational experiences. After her children had grown, she went on to work as a personal caregiver, working for Mrs. Charles Ruscica of Camden for 17 years.

She enjoyed traveling with her family. Even in her 90s she was able to take a trip with her son Lowell and her daughter-in-law Joni to Virginia to see family and friends. Making the trip by car made it possible to stop at many other places and make memories along the way.

She had many other wonderful adventures with her family; she got to travel to Florida with Kenny and Margaret and then to Tennessee with Richie and Shiella. While in Tennessee, she had the opportunity to go to Dollywood, which she enjoyed greatly. Lora also had an amazing time traveling to Germany with Ken to see Richie and Shiella when they were stationed there while in the military.

Lora was fond of sewing for people, cooking, gardening and mowing her lawns. She was a strong and loving woman who enjoyed spending time with her family and taking care of those around her.

Other than her parents, Lora was predeceased by the love of her life, Albert K. Hall; and two of her sons, Kenneth Hall and Michael Hall.

She is survived by her sons Lowell Hall and wife Joni of Waterville, and Richard Hall and wife Shiella of Brownsville, N.J.; her nine grandchildren, Jennifer Audet, Ashley Hall, Stephanie Simmons, Albert Hall, Charles Hall, Daniel Hall, Heather Hall, Keith Hall and Courtney Rancourt; 16 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren, whom she loved dearly; her sister, Pauline Gord, and Hanford of Indian Valley, Va.; and two daughters-in-law who held a very special place in her heart, Margaret Hall and Tina Hall.

A very special mention to Lora’s granddaughter Jennifer Audet, who helped care for her and her home as a full-time live-in caretaker, and to Ashley Hall, who made sure her grandmother made it to all of her doctor’s appointments. She leaves behind many other extended family members and friends who will miss her dearly.

Family and friends are invited to visit from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 11, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 12. A reception will follow the service at the Rockland American Legion at 335 Limerock St. For those unable to attend in person, a livestream of Lora’s service will be available on her book of memories at Follow the link under “Photos & Videos” tab, then “Watch Webcast.”

Lora had a special love for gardening and beautiful flowers; floral tributes are gratefully accepted and can be sent to Burpee, Carpenter and Hutchins Funeral Home.

To share a memory or story with Lora’s family, visit their online Book of Memories at

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