Ethel V. Adams, 94, of Laurel Run, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Highland Manor, Exeter.
She was born April 6, 1919, in Laurel Run, a daughter of the late George and Winnie Besancon. A graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, she was employed by the Social Security Administration and retired as a supervisor.
Mrs. Adams attended the Laurel Run Primitive Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy R. Adams; sister, Margaret Caldwell; brother, John E. Besancon; and son-in-law, Joseph Kowalski.
Surviving are her daughters, Alice J. Adams, with whom she resided, and Esther Kowalski, Satellite Beach, Fla.; grandchildren, Stephen Kowalski, Satellite Beach; Cheryl Ayers and her husband, Michael, Melbourne, Fla.; Amy Sienkiewicz and her husband, James, Plymouth; and Sarah Martin, Laurel Run; great-grandchildren, Natasha Kowalski, Ashley and Kyle Vander Ven; Nikki Ayers; Christopher Kowalski; and Noah, Josiah and Bethany Sienkiewicz; nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family thanks the staff of both Highland Manor and Celtic Hospice for the loving care they provided for Ethel.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 17 in the Laurel Run Primitive Methodist Church, with the Rev. James Sienkiewicz officiating. A luncheon will follow the service. Private interment services will be held in Idetown Cemetery, Lehman.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.eblakecollins.com.
E. Blake Collins Funeral Home
159 George Avenue Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
Published in Times Leader from July 29 to Aug. 1, 2013