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Obituary for Caroline Belle Hall

Caroline Belle Adsit Hall, formerly of Painted Post, NY, passed away on September 17, 2023 surrounded by her daughters after declining health. Caroline was born in Corning, NY, on September 17, 1945 to Unola Runyan Adsit and Vernon Adsit of Addison, NY. Caroline was a graduate of Addison Central School and Corning Community College. Caroline met her husband David L. Hall while attending CCC. They were married on May 18, 1968.

Caroline was recruited by the former Corning Glass Works (Corning Inc.) while in college due to her academic accomplishments. She loved every minute of her 38-year career in customer services roles at Corning Inc. She was recognized often for her performance and dedication, including receiving the honor of Distinguished Associate. After her retirement, she spent many years volunteering throughout the community, including Literacy Volunteers of America, Meals on Wheels, Red Cross, Paradise Garden Animal Haven, and the SPCA. Her dedication to the community was acknowledged with the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award. Caroline was an avid reader, history enthusiast, lover of all animals, and loved spending time with her family. She was a longtime member of The First Congregational United Church of Christ. Caroline and David traveled frequently, including numerous trips to Gettysburg and Williamsburg, PA.

Caroline will be greatly missed by her daughters, Suzette Pondillo (Peter), Noelle Conklin (Chad), and Candice Tosh (Jason). She is also survived by her grandchildren, Zane Baumgarner (Hayley), Bella- Sophia Pondillo, Penelope Tosh, Camden Conklin, Matthew Conklin, Peyton Conklin, and her great-grandchildren, Eleanor, Rylie, and Memphis. She is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, and best friends, William and Carol Anne Hall, and their children, William Todd Hall (Tonya), Daniel Hall (Shannon) and their families. She is also survived by her brother’s children, William, Robert, Debra, and Diane Adsit and their families.

She is predeceased by her husband, David L. Hall, her parents Vernon and Unola Adsit, her brother, Frederick Adsit and sister-in-law, Dolores Adsit. Also, her Uncle and Aunt, John (Jack) and Leanore Lewis, Also by her father and mother-in -law, Albert and Jesse Hall, and her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Hall.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to your local SPCA or the Dementia Society of America.

Family and friends are invited to call at Philips Funeral Home, 17 W. Pulteney, Street, Corning, NY on Thursday, September 21, 2023 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. A funeral service will follow at 3:30pm with Celebrant Barb Rossi officiating.