Charles F. Eades ’56 died on October 13, 2017, in New Bedford, Massachusetts
(The following was published in South Coast Today on October 20, 2017:)
Charles F. Eades of South Dartmouth died on October 13, 2017, after a short period of declining health due to Parkinson Disease. Born in Boston, he was the son of Dr. Marion F. and Charlotte P. Eades.
He grew up in Newton, and was educated at Rivers Country Day, and held degrees from Bowdoin College and Boston University School of Medicine. He had a long career as practicing obstetrician and gynecologist that included twenty-five years of loyal service to Harvard College serving as teaching fellow, clinical assistant and clinical instructor in obstetrics and gynecology at Harvard Medical School. He served Massachusetts Institute of Technology for thirty-two years, retiring in 1995 as chief of their obstetrics and gynecology medical department. He belonged to the Massachusetts Medical Society, American Medical Society, the Obstetrical Society of Boston and was a fellow of The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
He served six years in the Army Reserve, a commissioned captain, and was a member of the Rivers School Corporation. He was a member of the Wamsutta Club and The Luncheon Club. He loved woodworking, fishing, writing, and gardening.
He leaves his wife of twenty-seven years, Anne Doyle Eades, step-daughters Ashley Doran of Austin, Texas, Sarah Doran of Framingham, Katie Dunn of Center, Texas, Elizabeth Ward of Harleton, Texas, sister Susan Corcoran of New York, three nieces, Elise, Pamela and Laura, as well as nine well-loved grandchildren.