Eunice Proper Obituary (1947 – 2021) – Newport, NH

Eunice A. Proper

Newport, NH – Eunice A. (Collins) Proper, 74, died in Claremont, NH on November 16, 2021. Her family comforts her when she knows she is back with her beloved husband, Jerry Proper, who passed away on September 7, 2020.

Eunice was born on June 11, 1947 in Newport, NH, to the late Richard Collins and Doris (Bashaw) Blair. She attended Sunapee Elementary and High School and lived in the Newport / Sunapee area for most of her life. Always a hard worker, Eunice worked for Encore Shoe, Hartford-Eichenauer, McManus Dentistry, Linda Johnson Remax Real Estate, Health from the Sun and Media Duplication for many years.

Eunice was a kind, sweet lady with a great love for animals. She was often found at yard saling or one of her favorite cooking shows on the Food Network. She is remembered as giving, loving, and generous. Eunice loved spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

She had previously died from her parents, husband Jerry Proper, granddaughter Mindy Lee Proper, and grandson Cody Pillsbury.

The surviving family includes daughters Laura Pillsbury and her fiance Emery Rines, Angela Proper and Erica Proper. Brothers Dale Collins, Bobby Blair, and Richard L. Collins, Jr. grandsons and great-grandchildren are Justin Pillsbury, Mandy Pillsbury, Jesse Ford, Kassidee Pillsbury, Chevy Wetherby, Virginia Wetherby, Aaron Pillsbury, Zoey Pillsbury, and Vincent Ford. She had many aunts , Uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law and close friends. She also leaves behind her beloved dog, Meiko, and her cat, Minnie.

A memorial service will be held at the Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Newport, NH at a later date due to the family’s illness. He is buried in Eastman Cemetery on North Road in Sunapee.

The Newton-Bartlett Funeral Home supports the family with the arrangements.

Published by Valley News on November 28, 2021.