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James Lester Hall

James Lester Hall, 72, of Bethlehem, PA, passed away on November 17, 2023, at St. Lukes, Fountain Hill.

Born March 9, 1951, in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late Frederick K. Hall Sr. and Frances Kay Hardy Hall.

Growing up in Warren, NJ, he was a graduate of Watchung Hills High School. He served in the US Navy in Iceland as a weatherman and eventually went to work for many years as a machine operator at Wilson Products in Neshanic, NJ.

He is survived by nieces, Mary Kay Potynsky-Gunn and Brenda Potynsky, as well as great nieces: Stacey Fineman, Kimberly Gunn, Shannon Hornak, Katelyn Gunn & Shelby Potynsky. In addition, there are great-great nieces, Clementine, Scarlett & Carissa, and great-great nephews, Connor, Caleb & Ron. Mr. Hall is also survived by former spouse, Laura Buck Hall, and daughter, Tammy Korosec-Benton, and grandson, Orie Benton. Lastly is his adored cat, Candi. In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by a sister and brother, Frances Kay Potynsky-Tourville and Frederick K. Hall Jr.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 11:00 am at the Northampton Memorial Shrine in Palmer Township, PA. The Finegan Funeral Homes of Phillipsburg and Alpha are coordinating arrangements.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Brown & Lynch American Legion Post, 2260 Corriere Road, Palmer Township, PA 18045