Normand J. Adams

Normand J. Adams, 85, of East Hartford, beloved husband of Angele (Choiniere), passed away peacefully on Sept. 25, 2013, at home.

Normand was born on May 15, 1928, in Ocala, Fla., a son of the late John and Anita (Bernier) Adams. He was a resident of East Hartford for 52 years. Normand was employed by Hamilton Standard for over 40 years. He was a parishioner of St. Mary Church as well as an active member of the St. Mary's Mens Club and a life member of the French Social Circle in East Hartford. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He touched everyone with his generosity. Normand enjoyed cooking and playing cards, especially playing scat with his grandchildren.

In addition to his beloved wife Angele of 64 years, Normand will be dearly missed by his son, Richard Adams of South Windsor; son, Robert Adams of East Hartford; daughter, Theresa Barahman of South Windsor; and daughter, Patricia Hettrick, and her husband, David, of Middlefield; sister, Ruth St. Pierre, and her husband, Richard, of Rhode Island; grandchildren, Meagan and Dawson Hettrick, Andrew, Aric, and Austin Adams; and many nieces and nephews. Normand is predeceased by his brother, Ronald Adams of Rhode Island.

Friends and family are invited to attend a period of visitation on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Benjamin J. Callahan/ Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, CT 06108.

Funeral services will begin Monday, Sept. 30, at 9 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Church, 15 Maplewood Ave., East Hartford. Burial to follow in St. Mary Cemetery, East Hartford.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1, 2013