Shirley M. Hall


Shirley MacKay Hall, 92, of Braintree, died on July 19, 2020.

Shirley was born in Quincy to James and Mary MacKay. She grew up in Quincy, and attended Quincy High School. In her early years, Shirley worked for the New England Telephone Co. before raising her five sons. She was an amazing mother and grandmother who prioritized her family; she could often be found traveling with them. Shirley enjoyed many years collecting and selling antiques with her husband on Martha’s Vineyard at the Chilmark Flea Market, where she was known for her vintage linens.

Shirley was the beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Hall, retired Braintree fire chief. She leaves behind her five sons: Brian Hall, and his wife Eileen of Eagle, Colo.; James Hall of Palm Beach, Fla.; Richard Hall, and his wife Gail of Hingham; Barry Hall, and his wife Fran of Weymouth; and Peter Hall, and his wife Helen of Oak Bluffs. Shirley was the dear sister of the late Allan MacKay and sister-in-law of Elaine Turpel of Bridgewater. She was the proud and devoted grandmother of nine: Joseph, Jeffrey, William, Patrick, Lucy, Kit, Sarah, Charlotte, and Emma MacKay. She was the lifelong friend of Ginny Jackson of Quincy. Shirley is also survived by extended family and many close friends.

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