Hall, Margaret Lynch a 59 year resident of the South Bay, passed away at the age of 80 on Wednesday, February 15, 2006. Born in New London, CT, she moved from New London to Manhattan Beach shortly after her marriage to Charles Hall in 1946, and later resided in Redondo Beach for 48 years. Margaret was a long-time member of St. Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church in Redondo Beach, and was active in a number of church and community activities. Margaret volunteered her time generously over the years, serving as a Girl Scout Leader, piano accompanist at school events and church organist at St. Lawrence. She was also a member of the St. Lawrence Altar Society and served as an Election Poll worker for more than 40 years. Most recently, Margaret volunteered at the Friends of the Redondo Beach Library book shop, and participated in many of their events. Margaret was an avid traveler, and also enjoyed attending plays and concerts, particularly at the Hollywood Bowl and as a member of South Bay Community Concerts. She was a loyal fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the USC Trojans, and followed their games with enthusiasm. She is survived by her four daughters: Nancy Gingsjö of Malmö, Sweden, Suzy Jurgensen of Fullerton, CA, Mary Hall of El Segundo, CA and Barbara Hall of Los Angeles, CA, and her sons-in-law, Gary Jurgensen and Val Almendarez. She is also survived by five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Charles H. Hall; sister, Mary Larson; mother, Catherine Lynch and father, Cornelius Lynch. The Rosary will be held at St. Lawrence Martyr Church on Monday, February 20, 2006 at 7:00 P.M. Funeral services will be held at St. Lawrence Martyr Church on Tuesday, February 21, 2006 at 10:00 A.M., followed by a reception at the church hall. A private burial will take place at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside. Memorial donations may be made to the Friends of the Redondo Beach Public Library. To send the family a message, share a memory or for directions to services, please go to the mortuary's website,

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