, Salem, MA

May 8, 2013

Margaret P. (Hull) Talbot, 87

Beverly and Marblehead — Margaret Patricia (Hull) Talbot, age 87, wife of the late Ivor Talbot, died at home Friday, May 3, 2013.

Born in Pontypridd, Wales, the daughter of the late Samuel and Evaline (Davies) Hull, she was headed to college when she decided to enlist in the Women’s Royal Naval Service in 1942 through the duration of the war, and re-entered the WRNS again in 1947 through 1950. She emigrated to Canada in 1956, and then to the United States in 1967, where she managed all the scheduling and logistics of General Electric’s private air fleet and personnel, until she retired. She relocated to Mashpee, Mass., soon after retiring, and more recently to Beverly, Mass.

Mrs. Talbot is survived by two sons, Laurence and his wife, Deborah Talbot, of Marblehead, and Brian and his wife, Margaret Talbot, of Lancaster, Pa., and two grandchildren, Lauren Talbot Sertich and her husband, David Sertich, of San Francisco, Calif., and Moira Talbot of Marblehead.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Ronald and Llwylyn Hull.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 81 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead, MA. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. At the family’s request there are no vising hours. Interment will be private. Donations can be made to the charity of your choice.

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