Donald Roland Adams
1933-2013 NORTH ADAMS Mr. Donald Roland Adams, 80 of 106 Cliff St. North Adams, died Wednesday October 2, 2013 at North Adams Commons. He was born in North Adams, on May 12, 1933, son of Aurelian J. and Helena E. (Giroux) Adams. He attended local schools and graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1951. Donald was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the US Army. He was employed by the General Electric Co. for 42 years in its Naval Ordnance Division until his retirement. He was a communicant of the former Notre Dame du Sacre Coeur Church. Donald enjoyed hunting, fishing, ice fishing, and bowling. Survivors include his wife, the former Shirley Ann Morse whom he married on September 19, 1953. Two daughters- Lisa Lamont of Rochester, MI and Barbara Norcross of Jericho, VT; and one son- Robert Adams of Williamstown, MA. He also leaves six grandchildren including Joshua Norcross, James Lamont, Kaitlin Lamont, Samantha Adams, Jacob Adams and Thane Adams; and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers are deceased including Robert Adams and Laurence Adams. FUNERAL NOTICE: Calling hours for Donald Adams will be Saturday October 5, 2013 (Today) from 10 AM to 12 Noon at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to North Adams Commons in care of the funeral home. To send a gift basket, card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
This obituary was originally published in the North Adams Transcript.