May 15, 2021

Duncan E. Hall


Duncan E. Hall, 89, of Seekonk, died peacefully on August 7, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the loving husband of Gladys E. (Vermette) Hall for 64 wonderful years. Born in Seekonk, he was the son of the late R. Eugene Hall & Hazel (Johnson) Hall.

Mr. Hall was a banker with First National Bank, Fleet Bank, & Bank of America for 40 years until his retirement. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren who lovingly referred to him as “Grandpa Duncan Donuts."

 In addition to his wife, he leaves his loving daughter, Deborah J. Keeney of Warren. He was the cherished grandfather of Alexander H. Keeney, Kyeshia Y. Keeney, the late Brett Keeney, & two great-grandchildren. He was the brother of Joyce Stephanopolous of Riverside & the late Lois Crombie & E. Virginia Bryson. He also leaves many nieces & nephews who lovingly referred to him as "Uncle Duncan Donuts."  

His graveside service will be held Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm in Seekonk Cemetery, Newman Avenue. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 will be appreciated. Arrangements are in the care of the Home of J.H. WILLIAMS & CO., 210 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, RI. For online messages of condolence, kindly visit


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