In Loving Memory of Reta Mae Gall

June 15, 2019
York, Pennsylvania
June 07, 2019
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


St. Emery Church

Mass of Christian Burial

838 Kings Highway E.,
Fairfield CT 06824

Friday, June 14, 2019 11:00am


Lawncroft Cemetery

1740 Black Rock Turnpike,
Fairfield CT 06825

June 14, 2019

Family Gathering


St. Jude Children's Hospital

510 St. Jude Place,
TN 38105

Reta Mae Gall

Reta Mae Gall, age 88 and lifelong resident of Fairfield, beloved wife of the late Joseph Gall, passed away in her home with her family by her side on Friday, June 7, 2019. Born on Flag Day, June 14, 1930, to Roy and Helen Casey (Williams) Eckert in York, Pennsylvania, Reta and her family soon moved to Fairfield where she attended Roger Ludlowe High School. Reta loved her job as a Crossing Guard that she worked for 20 years helping children cross at Black Rock Turnpike and Jennings Road. She was also a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary. Reta is survived by her children Anthony Luther (Diane) of Shelton, Laura Szerszen (Gene) of Fairfield, and Joseph Gall (Kathy) of Shelton; grandchildren Jessica Scouler, Keith Szerszen, Robin McCarty, Michael Luther, Kristen Veneziano, Joseph Gall, Cassie Bourgeois, and Nicole Vetto; great-grandchildren Parker, Amelia, Brooke, Jack, Callahan, Olivier, and Dylan; her brother John Eckert (late Vicky) of California; and sister Margret Marshall (late James) of Fairfield. Reta is predeceased by her parents Roy and Helen Casey Eckert, and her daughter Deborah Bennet. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 11:00am at St. Emery Church, 838 Kings Highway E., Fairfield. Interment will directly follow the service at Lawncroft Cemetery, 1740 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield. In lieu of flowers, friends may consider a contribution in Reta’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 510 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For more information or to sign an online register, please visit

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