Georgia R. Robie (Champagne) 81, Lincoln, passed with her family at her side on Friday, July 26, 2019, at Littleton Regional Healthcare after a period of failing health. She was born in Barton, VT to Moses and Rosa (Paul) Champagne on August 28, 1937. The family moved to Lincoln when Georgia was five, where she lived for the remainder of her years. She married Charles Robie and together the couple raised three children.
Georgia was a very hard working woman. In addition to being a wife, mother and grand-mother Georgia worked as a housekeeper at several establishments in the area, including Indian Head Resort, Sawyer’s Cabins, The Mountaineer, and The Franconia Motel, as well as keeping and cleaning houses locally. She was a wonderful cook, and she enjoyed cooking for family and friends. Georgia loved watching Patriots football, the neighbors always knew when the game was on from Georgia’s shouts of encouragement at the TV. She was a self-taught and talented musician, proficient at guitar and harmonica as well as yodeling and singing. In her later years she loved being read to each evening by Jennifer and enjoyed traveling, visiting many places throughout the country with her family.
Georgia is predeceased by her parents, husband of 52 years, Charles, a brother Earl Champagne, and two sisters Adeline Jones and Madeline Champagne. She is survived by a son, Allen J. Robie and his wife Allison of Thornton, two daughters, Janet L. Robie of Winchester, and Charlene Miles and her husband Eugene of Bethlehem, four grandchildren, Tonya Robie, Jennifer Miles (who served as her grandmother’s caregiver), Michael Robie, and Jason Robie, four sisters Mary Fellows, Rose-Marie Lorden and her husband Dennis, Bertha Coons, and Earline Sevek and her husband Steve, two great-grandchildren (with one more on the way), and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends.
Fr. Dan Kneeland will lead time of prayer and celebration at Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main St. No. Woodstock, on Saturday, August 3rd at 10 AM, followed by interment at Riverside Cemetery in Lincoln.