Peggy Walker Hunt, administrative assistant

June 11, 2012

Peggy Walker Hunt, 94, a retired church and elementary school administrative assistant, died May 9 at her home in Bethesda.

She had pneumonia, said her son Peter Walker Hunt.

Margaret Colgate Walker was born in Chosica, Peru, where her father worked as a copper engineer. She moved to the Washington area in the 1920s and graduated from Georgetown Visitation Convent in the mid-1930s.

She was a pastor’s assistant at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Bethesda for about five years in the 1960s and a principal’s assistant at Wood Acres Elementary School, also in Bethesda, in the 1970s.

Her memberships included Little Flower Catholic Parish in Bethesda, the Springfield Garden Club, the Georgetown Visitation sodality and the Capital Speakers Club. She was a hospice volunteer in the Washington area in the 1980s.

Her husband of 67 years, William C. Hunt, died in 2006. Their son Daniel Hunt died in 2002.

Survivors include three sons, Derek Hunt of Newport Beach, Calif., Peter Walker Hunt of Santa Barbara, Calif., and Greg Hunt of Bethesda; and four grandchildren.

— Emily Langer

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