Eva Carper

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Daily Press
September 6, 1990


BOYERTOWN, Pa. – Eva W. Carper, 92, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, in Frederick Mennonite Community in Frederick, Pa.

A former Newport News resident, Mrs. Carper was a native of Evanston, Ill. She was a teacher and principal in Pennsylvania and Virginia, retiring in 1973 after more than 50 years of service. She was also a freelance writer.

Mrs. Carper was a graduate of Millersville Normal School in Pennsylvania. She was a member of Warwick River Mennonite Church, Newport News.

Survivors include three daughters, Ruth W. Eitzen and Jean C. Miller, both of Bartow, Pa. and Hilda W. Carper of Evanston, Ill.; a son, James W. Carper of Dallas, Texas; a sister, Betty Springer of Goshen, Ind.; three brothers, Franklin Weber and Henry S. Weber Jr., both of Lititz, Pa., and Levi Weber of Newport News; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Warwick River Mennonite Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The body may be viewed from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at W. J. Smith Funeral Home in Newport News.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Warwick River Christian School, 252 Lucas Creek Rd., Newport News 23602.

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