Charlotte Peirce

Obituary of Charlotte Peirce

Charlotte Sara Peirce, 86, of Newport, Rhode Island and formerly of Portsmouth, RI, died April 10, 2008, at the Village House Nursing Home in Newport. She was born in Bangor, Maine, on October 26, 1921, the daughter of Charles A. Peirce, Sr. and Florence (Haynes) Peirce. She was a graduate of Bangor High School and the University of Maine, class of 1943. Later she went on to receive her M.Ed. from the University of Massachusetts, Fitchburg. She worked primarily as a therapeutic and teaching dietitian at various Hospitals throughout New England, among which were the Veterans Adm. Ctr., White River Junction, Vermont; H. D. Goodall Hospital, Sandford, Maine; and the Burbank Hospital, Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Charlotte enjoyed traveling with her sister Jean on cruises to Europe, as well as, trips around New England. She was an avid reader and an ardent sports fan and thoroughly enjoyed following the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots, having attended many of their games. She was also a culinary expert and enjoyed entertaining her many friends with large sit-down dinners. She is survived by her brother, Charles A. Peirce, Jr. Esq., Palermo, ME; her sister Jean M. Peirce, Newport, RI; her nephew, Charles A. Peirce, III, Bangor, ME; her niece, Catherine A. Hopper and her grand nephew, Christopher C. Hopper, both of Veazie, ME; a special cousin, Lynne Hanhilammi, Columbus, OH; and many other cousins and friends. A graveside service will be held on Friday, April 25, 2008, at 1:00 p.m., Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor, Maine. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her honor to a charity of choice.
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