Stanley M. Barall, Esquire, age 82, of West Hartford, formerly of Bloomfield, passed away on November 3, 2008, at home with his family at his side, after a lengthy illness. Beloved husband of Muriel, he is survived by her and his children who he loved dearly, Renee A. Barall of Colorado Springs, CO; Lisa C. Barall-Matt and her husband Todd of Canton; Scott A. Barall of Simsbury; Ross E. Barall of Newington, and his stepsons David Keats and William Keats and his wife Deborah. Stanley is survived by six grandchildren; Leah and Dena Haibi; Brandon, Joshua, Andrew and Ashley Barall, two step grandchildren Tyler and Morgan Matt and his three sisters; Lillian Cane of Santa Barbara, CA; Helen Snyder of Middleton, VT and Madelaine Bedick of Bloomfield. Born in Hartford, on Oct 7, 1926, son of Leon and Bertha (Jason) Barall, Stanley was a graduate of Hartford Public High School. He served as 1st Sgt. with the US Army Infantry in the Pacific Theater in World War II. After the war, Stanley attended and graduated the University of CT and the University of CT School of Law. Having started work at the age of twelve picking tobacco to help support his family, it is no surprise that he held many different jobs while putting himself through law school at night. He worked at the Crown Supermarket, the Post Office and the Shoe Box, among others. Stanley was previously the Director of the Kiwanis Club, president of the Bloomfield Young Democratic Club, an Assistant D.A. for the State of Connecticut, President of the Beth Hillel Synagogue, Assistant Town Attorney for the town of Bloomfield, President and Founding Member of the Bloomfield Rotary Club and a recipient of the prestigious Paul Harris Award. He retired earlier this year from his law practice after fifty years, and from his Magistrate position with the Connecticut Superior Court. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 1:00 PM with Rabbi Gary Atkins and Rabbi Philip Lazowski officiating. Interment will follow in the Beth Hillel Synagogue Cemetery, East Granby. The family will receive relatives and friends at Beth Hillel Synagogue, 160 Wintonbury Avenue, Bloomfield, immediately following interment . A memorial period will be observed at his home on Wednesday from 7-9 PM and Thursday from 2-4 PM and 7?9 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Center, 85 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, 06106, or the Beth Hillel Synagogue. For further information, directions, or to share memories of Stanley with his family, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com.