Margaret F. Adams, 82

Margaret F. Adams, 82, of Lititz, passed away, Sunday, October 3, 2010 at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Sturgills, NC., she was the daughter of the late Claude and Pearl (Sturgills) Roland. Margaret was the wife of Harry M. Adams with whom she celebrated 62 years of marriage this past November 15th.

Margaret grew up in Kirkwood and played basketball in high school. She worked for many years at Lancaster General Hospital and Lancashire Hall as a Nurses Aid. Margaret enjoyed spending time and caring for her family. She also enjoyed cooking, gardening, knitting, taking trips to the beach, and horse races. Margaret will be deeply missed by her family and friends whom she loved so much.

Surviving in addition to her husband Harry are 4 children; Lois Hess wife of Larry of Lititz, Marie Witt wife of Carl of New Providence, Karen Sowers wife of David of Lancaster, and Chuck Adams husband of Mary Anne of Naperville, IL.  13 grandchildren. 17 great grandchildren. And a sister.

She was preceded in death by 2 brothers.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz 17543 at 3 p.m. Family and friends will be received at the Funeral Home before the service from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to American Lung Association3001 Old Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011 or Office of the Aging 150 North Queen Street Suite 415Lancaster, PA 17603-3562.

To send an online condolence or for more information please visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, PA 717-560-5100

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  We are sorry for your loss.

The Francus Family

I’m thinking of your family and am sorry for your loss.

Annette Roland

I’m so sorry to hear that Margaret has died. My thoughts are with you during this sad time.

Denise Contella (Roland)

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. The loss, of a mother, wife and an aunt, is always difficult. Many happy memories will help us.


I was deeply saddened to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you.

Melinda Roland

Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow.

Sam and Joanne Ferrara

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