In Steuben County, a lot of local charities will soon reap some financial benefits.
The estate of Burl and Mary Jane Hall has designated over $676,000 to charitable entities in their wills, including the Steuben County Community Foundation, Trine University, the First Congregational Church of Angola, the Steuben County Humane Society, the northeastern Masonic Lodge in Fremont, and the order of the Eastern Star in Ashley and Angola. The Halls designated over $84,000 to the Steuben County Cancer Association endowment fund at the Steuben County Community Foundation including more than $18,000 to the Friends of the Circle Hill Cemetery endowment fund.
Burl Hall dies in May of 2013. Mary Jane passed away last October.