Eva M. O’Brien Tripp
1923 – 2009
SOUTH PARIS — Eva M. O’Brien Tripp, 86, of South Paris died Saturday, July 18, at her residence.
She was born on Feb. 14, 1923.
She proudly served as a Rosie Riveter during World War II and was recognized for her service in a letter from President George W. Bush.
She dearly loved bingo with her family and friends, and camping for the week each year at Fryeburg Fair with Aunt Harriet.
She was a certified nurse’s aide and did home health in her home. She was a member of the Pythian Sisters. She enjoyed her time of planning trips when she attended Senior Citizens. She will be also remembered for her proactive work in improving the Webber Brook Cemetery, where her family lot is located. She made deep long lasting friendships over the years.
She is survived by her children, Sandra L. Sessions Thomas and husband, Robert, of Norway, Eris Sessions of Norway, Judith Hatstat Brown and husband, Lee, of Ansonia, Conn., Janice Hatstat Lord of South Paris, Kenny Hatstat of West Paris, Jacqueline O’Brien of South Paris and Elaine Tisdale and husband, Jack, of Las Vegas, Nev.; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; uncle, Rodney (Buster) Allen of Bridgton; brother, Ronald O’Brien of Berryville, Va.; sister, Betty Chairsel of Sanford; as well as many nieces and nephews throughout the U.S.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Beverly Gonyer Gauthier, and her children Raymond, Patty, Roland and Danny; a son, Larry Sessions; and grandson, Frank Hill.

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