M. FRIEDA HALE 1917 – 2012

M. Frieda Hale, mother of Charles Town HBPA Executive Director and longtime racing executive Leonard C. Hale, died on February 4, 2012.  She was the beloved wife of the late Grayson L. Hale, devoted mother of Lenny, Carol Ann Hale and Gary Manning, Leroy A. Hale and his wife Connie, and Stephen D. Hale Sr. and his wife Deborah.  

She is also survived by four grandchildren, Carla DeGraw, Craig Freburger, Steve Hale Jr. and Adam Hale, four great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews, loving sister of Hilda Hoffeld.  

Mrs. Hale was born on December 28, 1917.   

The family received friends at the Lassahn Funeral Home, 7401 Belair Road on Monday, February 6, 2012 and Tuesday, February 7, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. An additonal visitation was held at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8 West Overlea Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206 on Wednesday, February 8, 2012  prior to the Memorial Service.

Contributions can be made to St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church,8 West Overlea Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland  21206.