Jared Gardner (Jed) Hall of South Burlington and formerly of Starksboro passed away following a lengthy illness on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at the age of 72. He was born May 30, 1942, in Claremont, New Hampshire, the youngest son of the late George E. and Nancy (Brooks) Hall.

He was raised in Scarsdale, New York, and graduated from Edgemont High School. Following a stint in the Army he moved to Starksboro, Vermont, to the family property and spent several years sugaring, helping maintain rental houses and various construction work. He also worked at Mad River Glen and Sugarbush ski areas. Jed was a veteran of the Starksboro Volunteer Fire Department until his move to Bristol and subsequently to South Burlington. Jed was always upbeat with a great sense of humor and a willingness to help anybody at any time. His smile and friendly banter will be missed.

Jed is survived by his best friend, longtime companion and caregiver Patricia Cherry; his brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Blair Hall of Starksboro: his brother, George (Terry) Hall of Fort Edward, New York; nieces, Heather Ragsdale and Meridith McFarland; and nephew, Robert (Ren) Hall all of Starksboro.

A memorial celebration of Jed's life will be held Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 2 p.m. on the Hall property in South Starksboro.

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