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    December 08,2012
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    Mary M. Hallar
    Mary M. Hallar

    GRANVILLE, N.Y. — Mary M. “Mamie” Hallar, 89, a longtime resident of Granville, N.Y., passed away Dec. 3, 2012, at Pleasant Valley, following a long illness.

    Born August 31, 1923, in Hampton, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Alex and Helen Felisco Zidovsky.

    Mamie graduated from Granville Central School where she met her husband, Michael Hallar.

    In addition to her parents, Mamie was predeceased by her husband, Mike, brother, Michael Zidovsky, sister, Helen Gilbert and son-in-law Norman Williams.

    Survivors include three children, Mary Ellen Williams of Greenwich, N.Y.; Michael Hallar (Melanie) of East Greenbush, N.Y., grandson, Joseph Hallar of Sugar Hill, GA; Mark Hallar (Cheri) of White House, TN, and granddaughters Megan Hallar of Chattanooga, TN, and Clara Jane Hallar of Westminster College, Utah; sisters, Susan Crouse of Middle Granville, and Katherine Colvin of Poultney, VT, sister-in-law, Mary Molnar of Bethlehem, PA; plus several nieces and nephews.

    Mamie retired after 22 years at General Electric in Fort Edward.

    An avid reader, she enjoyed serving on the Pember Library Board for several years and enjoyed traveling across the U.S. and Europe.

    Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 23 Bulkley Ave., Granville, at 11 a.m., presided over by Fr. Joseph Arockiasamy.

    Those who wish to remember Mamie in a special way may make memorial contributions to The Pember Library, 33 W. Main St., Granville, NY, or Hayne’s House of Hope, 7187 SR 149, Granville, NY 12832, in lieu of flowers.
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