Arleen C. Hallett
unknown - December 2, 2011
Arleen C. Hallett, 91, passed away Friday morning, Dec. 2, 2011, at Birchwood Nursing Home. Arleen was a native of New Haven, CT, where she graduated in the class of 1939 from Commercial High. She resided on Waterbury Drive in North Syracuse for the past 61 years and was the last surviving child of four born to Francis and Ella (Melsbach) McCarthy.
Arleen was a veteran of WWII where she served with the Women’s Army Corp stationed in Eagle Pass and Laredo, TX, as an air traffic controller. She loved to volunteer in many agencies throughout the Syracuse area including, NAVAC, Francis House, and Birchwood. Arleen was the past president of the St. Rose of Lima Altar Rosary Society and the past prefect of the third order of St. Francis. She was an incredible seamstress and crocheted. Many of the items she made were donated to charity.
In addition to her parents, Arleen was predeceased by her son, Robert Joseph Hallett, in 2009, her two brothers, Francis and William, and a sister, Florence.
Surviving are her husband of 67 years, Robert J. Hallett; their five children: Kathleen Hallett of North Syracuse, John (Lynn) Hallett of Middlesex, NY, Margaret Anne Hallett of Syracuse, Greg (Elaine) Hallett of Syracuse, and Patty Hallett of Boston, MA; her grandson, Avery Hallett of Syracuse; and several nieces and nephews.
The Hallett family is grateful for the exceptional care and kindness provided by the Birchwood staff.
Friends: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, from at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Road, Mattydale, followed by an 11:30 a.m. prayer service. Mass: 12:10 p.m. in St. Daniel's Church, Syracuse. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse. Contributions in Arleen’s memory may be made to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208. For more information, photos or to sign the guest book, please kruegerfh.com.