Marie A. Adams, 87, of Mills, PA

Marie A. Adams, 87, of Mills, PA, died Saturday, October 1, 2011 in her home.

Born July 24, 1924, in Manchester, NH, she was the daughter of Alphonse and Eva Cote.

On October 30, 1971, in Manchester, NY, she married Durwood M. Adams, who survives.  She retired from Honeywell in Manchester in 1971 and was the manager of American Legion Potter Post #192 in Coudersport from 1977 – 1985.  Marie was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Ulysses.

Surviving besides her husband, Durwood, are:  four children, Joann LaViska of Salem, NH, Louise (Alfred) Letendre of Wasilla, AK, James Adams of Valdez, AK, and Gayle Perry-Himes of Mills;  two step-children, Kemberly (David) Johnson of Beulaville, NC and Robert (Kristie) Adams of Wallace, NC;  15 grandchildren;  seven great-grandchildren;  four siblings, Andrew Cote, Bernard Cote, Bernadette Plourde, and Irene Plourde, all of NH;  nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by three siblings, Jerry Cote, Theresa Cote, and Marcel Cote.

Friends may call Tuesday, October 4, 2011 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM.  The Rev. James C. Campbell will officiate.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Potter Brook, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Potter County Hospice, c/o Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA 16915.

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