Joseph D. Hall, 71, of Branford, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Smilow Cancer Hospital, New Haven. Born in New Haven on November 7, 1942; son of the late John and Ruth Monahan Hall. He had worked as a plumber for Yale University for over 35 years, enjoyed saltwater fishing and most of all spending time with his grandchildren. Father of Jennifer (Douglas) Holabird and Paulette (Antonio) Palumbo. Grandfather of Cheyenne, Dakota, Alexander, Dennis and Gianna. Brother of John Hall, Margaret Cease, William Hall and the late Mary Zilinskas and Kathleen DeMezzo. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., Sunday evening at 6:00. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may call Sunday from 3:00 until time of service. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 825 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Ctr. #3, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.