Georgia A. Hunt
Warren — Georgia A. Hunt, 86, died May 22, 2014, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.
She was born Dec. 15, 1927, in Buffalo, N.Y. to George Ort and Huldah Westberg Ort. She grew up in Phillipsburg, N.J. and attended Phillipsburg High School and Newark School of Fine Art.
Georgia was a well-known artist and worked with oils and acrylics.
In Little York, N.Y., she owned a Grist Mill where she had an art gallery and taught art. She was involved in many art groups including the Tinicum Art group and the Kittatinny Art Group.
She worked in retail sales at Barker’s store in the Flemington Mall. She enjoyed quilting, and silk-screening Christmas cards.
Georgia attended the Federated Church in Thomaston, Finnish Church, Warren Congregational Church. She was an active member of the Upper Black Eddy Lutheran Church in Upper Black Eddy, Pa., where she loved to sing in the choir with her beautiful operatic voice. She enjoyed going antiquing and helping the community and local charities. She became a member of the Order of Eastern Star after her husband joined the Masons. Through him she was also a member of the Shrine Ladies.
Georgia vacationed in Maine and eventually retired to Cushing with her husband in 1986. They moved to Warren in 2000. She taught at Medomak Valley High School and for Camden-Rockport Adult Education teaching art.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Franklyn D. Fegley and by her second husband James R. Hunt and brother, David Ort.
She is survived by her sons, Gary Fegley of Alpha, N.J., Allan H. Hunt of Chandler Heights, Ariz., James A. Hunt of Warren; daughter, Huldah Feliz of Yakima, Wash., sister, Janet Metz of Easton, Pa.; nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A gathering to celebrate Georgia’s life will be held Tuesday, May 27, at 1 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St. in Waldoboro. Burial will follow in the Village Cemetery in Thomaston. There will be a reception at the Nativity Lutheran Church, Old County Road in Rockport following the services.
Should friends desire, contributions may be made in Georgia’s memory to the Shriners Hospital of Boston, Office of Development 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.
You can share your condolences with the family by visiting hallfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 949 Main St., Waldoboro, ME.