Frances P. Adams

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. - Frances Patricia Adams, 80, a resident of Danforth Community Care Home in Hoosick Falls, died April 5, 2009, following a brief illness.

She was born Jan. 5, 1929, in Bennington, Vt., the daughter of Francis P. and Rosalie (Durand) O'Toole.

She was a graduate of Bennington High School.

On Oct. 1, 1955, she married Clifford L. Adams in Bennington. Mr. Adams died in 1992.

In earlier years, Mrs. Adams worked at Frost's Pharmacy, Fishman's Department Store and the EZ Mill. During her marriage, she was a homemaker.

She enjoyed reading poetry.

Survivors include a son, Stephen Adams of Eagle Bridge; a daughter, Sharyn Toner of Hoosick Falls; two grandchildren and two great-grandsons; several nieces and nephews; a sister, Ann Winslow of Bennington.

She was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Daigneault, in 2002.

The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., in Bennington, with the Rev. Michael DeMasi officiating. Burial will follow in Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial contributions may be made to , through the Mahar and Son Funeral, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.

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E.P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
628 Main Street Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 442-2516

Published in Rutland Herald on Apr. 8, 2009