Jean Al­ice Adams

Cecil Whig - - LOCAL -

Jean Al­ice Adams, 77, of North East, MD, passed away peace­fully Tues­day, Au­gust 2, 2016.

Born Au­gust 6, 1938 in New­ton Hamil­ton, PA, Jean was the daugh­ter of the late Don and Jessie (Estep) Strausser. She was a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Le­gion — Ma­son Dixon Post 194 Ladies Aux­il­iary where she was a Past Pres­i­dent. She was a home­maker for 26 years before be­gin­ning a wait­ress­ing ca­reer. She loved cook­ing, gar­den­ing, read­ing, trivia and play­ing scrab­ble. She also loved her dogs Mandy and Lucy. Jean cher­ished her time spent with her fam­ily.

Jean is sur­vived by her four chil­dren: Joseph Ed­ward Adams of Ne­wark, DE, John Charles Adams of North East, MD, Va­lerie An­nette Adams of Shin­gle Springs, CA, and El­iz­a­beth Suzanne Gwalt­ney and her hus­band, Jerry of North East; six grand­chil­dren, and seven great grand­chil­dren. She is also sur­vived by her sib­lings: Don­ald Strausser and his wife, Mary, Roy Strausser and his wife Patsy, all of Florida, Dale Strausser and his wife, Bon­nie, and Mil­dred Bick, all of Pitts­burgh, PA.

A cel­e­bra­tion of Jean’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Au­gust 11 at R.T. Foard Fu­neral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen St., Ris­ing Sun, MD 21911, where fam­ily and friends may visit be­gin­ning at 1 p.m. Burial will be held pri­vately.

In lieu of flow­ers, me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made payable to the Dis­abled Amer­i­can Veter­ans, and sent in care of the fu­neral home.

To send con­do­lences, please visit www.rt­foard. com.

R.T. Foard Fu­neral Home, P.A. A Life Cel­e­bra­tion ® Home

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