Margery J. Hunter
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November 9, 1920 ~ November 22, 2012
Pebble Beach - Peg Hunter passed from this life at her home on Thanksgiving Day. Born Margery Jorgensen on November 9, 1920 in Chicago, she and her family moved to California in 1936. After graduating from Santa Monica High School, she attended UCLA, USC and Arizona State, ultimately receiving her Masters Degree in Education. Peg was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority. Teaching at both elementary and junior high levels for over 20 years in Santa Monica, Peg also earned her credential as a School Psychologist.
During World War II, Peg worked at Douglas Aircraft and earned her pilot's license, though travel by train was her favorite mode of transportation. On New Year's Eve 1948, she married Ted Hunter in Phoenix. Peg was active in the Welcome Wagon in New Canaan, Connecticut in the early 1970s. She enjoyed dancing through her life and, when possible, could often be found on the golf course. Most of all, Peg loved spending time and laughing with her many friends.
Peg is survived by her husband of nearly 64 years, Ted; her son, Jay and her nephew, Scott Jorgensen. She was preceded in death by her beloved brother, Roy.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Angela Merici Church tomorrow, Wednesday, November 28 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Angela Merici Church, 146 - 8th St., Pacific Grove, CA 93950 or to the
Please visit www.thepaulmortuary.com to sign Peg's guest book and leave messages for her family.
Published in The Monterey Herald on Nov. 27, 2012