Margaret J. “Peg” Hull, 83, of Girard, died on Friday, October 23, 2020 at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh.
She was born in Washington, PA, October 12, 1937, the daughter of the late Robert and Eleanor (Kerr) Probst.
Peg was raised in Ligonier and Washington Pennsylvania areas. Following high school, she continued her education at California State Teachers College, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education in 1958.
She taught in the Erie School District for many years, beginning at Hamilton elementary and later from Roosevelt Middle School, retiring in 1993. During her teaching career, she was also owner of Greenetree Boarding and Riding Stables in Waterford. Peg was a long-time member of Delta Kappa Gamma, National Society of Women Educators.
During her retirement years, she worked at Green Twig Nursery and later at Honeycutt Nursery.
Peg was well known as the President of the Erie Hunt & Saddle Club for many years and had been a member of that organization since 1963. She was a long-time promoter of equestrian sports and taught riding lessons for many years at Hobby Horse on Sterettania Road. Peg was also well known as “The Announcer” at many local horse shows.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry, and Robert Probst.
She will be greatly missed by her family, which include her husband, James E. “Jim” Hull, whom she married August 23, 1984 in Murrysville, PA; her children, Mary Rogers of Corry, Bob and Brenda Carr of Erie and Amy and Jerry Troncone of Millcreek; grandchildren, Tricia and Mark Smith, Matthew Carr and Megan Liebel; one great granddaughter, Mackenzie Smith and a brother, Thomas Probst of Hawaii.
Friends may call on Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to the time of a Prayer Service at 5:30 p.m. at Edder Funeral Home Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Erie Hunt & Saddle Club, C/O Jim Hull 9443 Falls Rd., Girard, PA 16417 or donate a book in Peg’s memory to the Erie Public Library.
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