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Beatrice Irene AdamsOctober 21, 1920 ~ May 21, 2017 (age 96)
Beatrice "Bea" Irene Adams
1920 - 2017
PITTSTON - Beatrice Irene Adams, 96, of Pittston, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017. She was born in Sumner, on Oct. 21, 1920, to Owen and Gladys Bonney.
Bea was predeceased by husband James Adams Jr., of Pittston; mother-in-law Bertha Adams, of Pittston; daughter Marsha Graham, of Chelsea; and son-in-law Kenneth Tuttle, of Pittston.
Bea was a welder in her younger years, working on World War II battleships. Bea later worked at Health-Tex in Gardiner, and as a receptionist at the family antique business. She was a lover of elephants, real, ceramic and stuffed. Bea spent her time being surrounded by family and enjoying her 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with her two lifelong friends, Lila Baker and Trudy Richards. Bea was highly admired by three daughters, Paulette Tuttle, Pricilla Crawford, and Marsha Graham. Bea enjoyed spending her time with grandchildren Kimberly and David Gleason, Anthony Tuttle, Nathan and Anna Tuttle, and Richard Frost. Bea loved her great-grandchildren Ken, Dylan, Katie, Victoria, Kaitlin, and Kenney; and great-great-grandchildren, Brantley and Madison.
The family would like to thank the staff at Augusta Center for Health & Rehabilitation, and Beacon Hospice, for their care and compassion.
Honoring Bea's wishes, there will be a private service.