Doris Adams

Interment

CREMATION WILL BE PRIVATE PER HER REQUEST.

Obituary of Doris Joan Adams

DORIS JOAN ADAMS, CHESTER, NJ, DIED PEACEFULLY AT MORRISTOWN MEDICAL CENTER ON JULY 28, 2019, COMFORTED BY THE LOVE AND PRAYERS OF HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

SHE WAS BORN AUGUST 30, 1931 IN NEWARK NJ TO ALEXANDER W. & EMMA L. ADAMS (DECEASED). SHE GRADUATED FROM IRVINGTON HIGH SCHOOL, CLASS OF 1949, AND WAS AN ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR MANY YEARS AT DREW UNIVERSITY, ALLIED CHEMICAL, AND ADAMS DIRECT & MEDIA SERVICES.

SHE WAS AN AVID SKIER AND LONG-TIME TENNIS PLAYER, PLAYING WELL INTO HER SEVENTIES. SHE DEARLY TREASURED HER VACATIONS IN CHATHAM, MA. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER BROTHER & SISTER-IN-LAW, ALLAN W. AND LILLIAN ADAMS, BRICK, NJ. ALSO SURVIVING IS HER NIECE, CYNTHIA ADAMS JAMES (WILLIAM) OF LAFAYETTE, NJ, AND NEPHEW, KEITH ADAMS (GAIL) OF EAST HANOVER NJ. SHE WAS THE GREAT AUNT OF WILLIAM JAMES IV, COURTNEY JAMES, SHANNON JAMES TRACY (TYLER), CARLA BRANDT (PAUL) AND JOSEPH GIORGIO (KIM). SHE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY A GREAT-GRANDNIECE, ISABELLA, & GREAT-GRAND NEPHEWS, PAUL, JR. & BRANDON PLUS ONE EXPECTED IN OCTOBER. SHE IS SURVIVED ALSO BY HER COUSINS AND THEIR FAMILIES, JAMES BAIN AND ALEX WARREN AND PREDECEASED BY WARREN DONALDSON. SHE ALSO HAD MANY FRIENDS WHO WILL MISS HER GREATLY, AS WELL AS HER BELOVED COMPANION, PERKINS. THE ADAMS/JAMES FAMILY EXPRESSES THEIR THANKS TO JOY, FOR HER CARE AND COMFORT TO JOAN DURING THE PAST YEARS.

CREMATION WILL BE PRIVATE PER HER REQUEST. 

Donations to either of the following in Doris Joan's name would be greatly appreciated,
if you wish to do so:
 
Katie's House
PO  Box 96,
Newton, NJ  07860
 
Provides supportive housing, activities, and services to people with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities in Sussex County

or

SCCC LACE Program
c/o Patti Nugent 
PO Box 216
Augusta, NJ  07822

A program for developmentally disabled adults at Sussex Co. Community College in Newton.

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