Irene (Sumadaka) Adams

October 18, 1930 ~ May 10, 2020 (age 89)


Irene (Sumadaka) Adams, 89, formerly of McAdoo and currently a guest at Hometown Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Rush Twp., was welcomed into the arms of our Lord on Mother's Day.

Born and raised in Heckscherville, she was the daughter of the lateHarry and Mary Sumadaka and lived for a time in Hazleton at Hilltop Apartments prior to residing at the nursing home.

She was an active member of St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church, McAdoo, and was a devote Catholic who helped support the church by making pierogies. She was also a member of McAdoo VFW Post 6708 Ladies Auxiliary. 

Irene enjoyed a good round of bingo, casino trips and good conversation.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy S. Adams in 1989 and a grandson, Christian Adams.

Surviving are her children, Leroy John Adams, California; Donna Adams and her husband, John Roberts, Arizona; Michael Adams and his wife Elaine (Getz), Kline Twp.; James Adams and his wife Karen (Hale), Saint Clair; Rose and her husband, Al Jones, Newport; and Darlene Adams of California; a sister, Veronica Stutz, Virginia; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews also survive.

A private graveside service will be held in St. Michael’s B.C. Cemetery, McAdoo. 

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