Jean Pulver The Hague | Obituary

Jean Pulver Hague died on September 22 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, at the age of 93.

She has split her time between Juno Beach, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia for the past 40 years after raising her family in Scarsdale from 1957 to 1970.

Born February 1, 1929, in Manhattan to George and Martha Pulver, she grew up in Saratoga Springs, New York, graduated from Saratoga High School, attended the State University of New York at Albany, and later earned a master’s degree. in Guidance and Counseling from Columbia University.

After marrying Merl Thomas Hague in 1953, she took time off to support her three children while remaining actively engaged with Scarsdale PTA, Scarsdale Country Club, Episcopal Church of Saint James the Less and various service works community.

During her career, Ms. Hague has served as director of the YMCA’s Vistas for Women program and as a college guidance counselor. She became dean and then acting director of the American School of Paris in France in the mid-1970s.

She started a successful business as an independent consultant in Atlanta in 1979. She was one of the nation’s first independent educational consultants and was actively involved in the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA). Her business flourished for 40 years until she retired in 2019 at the age of 90.

His family said: “Jean lived his life to the fullest. She was an inspiration to many and was admired by all. She embodied dignity and grace in everything she did.

Her passion was her work and her “endless care and devotion to her late husband Merl and his family,” they said.

She is survived by her three children, Karen (John) Regan of Methuen, Massachusetts, Ann (Cal) Slemp of New Canaan, Connecticut, and John (Margaret) Hague of Newport Beach, California, as well as her sister, Madelyn Pulver Jennings , of Falls Church, Virginia, her sister-in-law Shelly Pulver, and

his seven grandchildren: Kate (Andrew) Douglas, Kevin (Meredith) Slemp, Jen Slemp, Jackie Slemp, Thomas Hague, Tyler Hague and Samantha Hague, and five great-grandchildren: Ainsley, Emme and Kassidy Douglas and Wesley and Oakley Slemp. She was predeceased by her husband Merl and her brother George Pulver Jr.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 15 at 11 a.m. at St. James the Less Church in Scarsdale. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a donation in Mrs. Hague’s name to iecafoundation.org/donate-now.

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