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Donna Elaine Adams

September 15, 1938 ~ February 28, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Donna Adams Obituary

Donna Elaine Adams, 84, of Punxsutawney, passed away peacefully February 28, 2023, at Concordia of Franklin Park.

She was born on September 15, 1938, in Home, Pa the daughter of the late Wayne and Florence “Winnie” (Fairman) Cameron. On October 11, 1958, she married Francis J. Adams, who survives.

Retired, Donna worked for Sears as a credit manager and previously for Bell Telephone. She was a member of Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church and a member of the rosary alter society at the church as well. Donna was an active member of the church and volunteered her time for anything that she could help with. She attended daily mass and enjoyed joining her group of friends for a cup of coffee at McDonalds afterwards. Donna also volunteered her time for the American Red Cross, helping with the local blood drives.

Her hobbies included shopping, gift giving, making floral arrangements, but above all she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She will be remembered for being a fireball of energy and her willingness to help anyone, especially her friends that she cared deeply for.

Donna is survived by her loving husband of 64 years Francis J. Adams; her daughter, Marsha Adams-Rush and husband Jeffrey of Wexford, and two granddaughters, Rachael Rush and fiancé Dylan Watkins, and Allison Rush, all of Pittsburgh. She is also survived by her sister Norma Durig, brother Ken Cameron, and sister-in-law Sue Cameron of Mineral Ridge, OH, as well as brother-in-law Ralph and sister-in-law Carol Adams of Punxsutawney, and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc. Punxsutawney.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11am on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church celebrated by Monsignor Riccardo. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in her memory to Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church.



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