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Margaret Adele Adams

Sioux City, IA

Margaret Adele (Gillick) Adams, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Sioux City, IA. She moved to Sioux City in October 2012 to be near family. Margaret was a life long resident of Red Bank and Long Branch, NJ. Margaret was born March 26, 1921 in Newark, the daughter of James and Grace (McMullin) Gillick and sister to James Gillick (deceased). Margaret was a Roman Catholic. She graduated from St. James Hospital School of Nursing in Newark. She worked as a nurse for over 50 years in Washington, DC and New Jersey. She married Elmer C. Adams (deceased) in Washington, DC in January of 1948.

Margaret loved to take walks by the ocean. She was an avid knitter, having been taught by her grandmother as a young girl. She was known for her knitted socks and sweaters.

She is survived by her six children, John Adams, Mary Ignasiak, Jane Ameen, Jim Adams, Judy Fierhell and Patrick Adams; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 2, 2014
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