North Stonington - Isolde Clara (Fink) Adams, of North Stonington, passed from this life peacefully on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, surrounded by family.
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She was born in Stuttgart, Germany in 1932, daughter of Otto and Martina Fink and came to this country in 1951. She was a resident of North Stonington since 1963, and was the wife of Bobby Adams.
She loved her flower garden, reading, spending summertime at the cottage in Maine, the company of her dear friends, and taking trips with her children and grandchildren. She had a great appreciation of the arts and culture, and enjoyed a wide variety of music. Since learning to swim at age 50, she became a devoted swimmer up until her recent illness.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her beloved children, Barbara Martin (William) of Lecanto, Fla., Linda Adams (Amy) of Belchertown, Mass, Susan Brown (Russell) of Niantic, Michael Adams (Melissa and children) of North Stonington, and Lisa Sunderland (Spencer) of Ashaway, R.I.; as well as grandchildren, Jessica Adams (Erik), David Brown, Rachel and Gavin Sunderland, and Emily Adams.
She was predeceased by her brother, Herbert Fink of Germany.
Her family will greet relatives and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Dinoto Funeral Home, 17 Pearl St., Mystic. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic. A gathering for a celebration of her life will follow.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity, 140 Pine St., Florence, MA 01062 or the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, 409 Main St., Niantic, CT 06357.
Dinoto Funeral Home
17 Pearl St.
Mystic, CT 06355
Published in The Day on Apr. 27, 2014