Newport, NH: Eva May Charles, 99, died on February 4, 2022 at Woodlawn Care Center in Newport, NH.
She was born on October 31, 1922 in Guild, NH to the late Charles Armstrong and Alice (Rollins) Armstrong. She worked at Sunny Slope Overnight Guest House in New London, NH and also at the Newport Shoe Shop. She stopped working once she married and started a family with Victor Charles in 1944. Victor passed away on September 18, 2001.
Eva loved to cook, read, garden, gamble, go hiking, pick berries, and play cards and bingo with her friends. She loved spending time with her family and liked family cookouts. She has been a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church since her baptism in 1957.
She is predeceased by her parents; son, Michael J. Charles; sister, Edna Smith; and brothers, Richard, Philip, Ronald, and Donald Armstrong. Surviving family includes her son, William Charles and his wife, Diane, of Newport; daughters, Beverly Nason of Bower Bank, ME and Gail Proper and her husband, Randy, of Newport; grandchildren, Kevin and James Callum, Malinda Nason, Roxanne Nason, Tawna Fisher, Tad Charles, Tracy Beaulieu, Julie Proper, Jeremy Proper, and Jodie Proper; 14 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 11, 2022 from 4 to 6 PM at the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 11 AM. Burial will immediately follow at St. Patrick Cemetery. A reception will follow at Assumption Hall.
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