STAFFANY SUPKA HALL, 95, joined her beloved husband, Alfred, in
eternal rest on March 17, 2004.
She was born at what is now known as the Englewood Rail Yard on
February 17, 1909 to Rudolf and Anna Pazurek Supka, who emigrated from
Vienna, Austria in 1907. She is survived by her brother, Clarence Supka,
brother and sister-in-law Robert and Elsie McDowell, sister-in-law,
Frances Supka and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews who
will forever cherish fond memories of Aunt "Stevie".
As a young woman, Staffany worked at a Dude Ranch in Bandera,
Texas and volunteered with the Houston area Red Cross during World War ll.
A member of a family of opticians, she was an optical assistant with
Southwestern Optical Company for many years. In 1959, she married the love
of her life, Alfred Glenn Hall, at First Presbyterian Church, where she
sang in the choir. She was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church
and the Pasadena Elks Lodge, where she and Alfred loved to dance. She was
an excellent seamstress who made beautiful clothing and draperies. The
family wishes to express gratitude to the staff at Colonial Oaks at Vista
in Pasadena where Staffany established many friendships during the last
years of her life.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 19, 2004 from 5:00 PM to
9:00 PM at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home. Funeral services will be
held on Saturday, March 20, 2004 at 12:00 pm, Noon, in the Family Chapel
at Forest Park Lawndale, 6900 Lawndale with Pastor Tom Carter officiating,
with interment to follow at Woodlawn Garden of Memories, 1101
For those desiring, Memorials contributions may be made to the
National Osteoporosis Foundation, Attention: Memorials, 1232 22nd Street
N.W., Washington, D. C. 20037-1292.
Published in the Houston Chronicle on 3/18/2004.