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Death: March 5, 2013

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Eva Ellis Adams

March 5, 2013
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Eva Ellis Adams, 81, of Landry Village, South Portland, passed away in Scarborough on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.

She was born August 31, 1931 on Great Cranberry Isles, the daughter of Ralph and Gladys Spurling Ellis.

She attended the South Portland Schools, she was a graduate of South Portland High School.

She worked for the First National Bakery Stores for many years, she also worked 23 years for Fairchild’s and the Unitrode Corporation , retiring from Sturbridge Yankee Workshops after 5 years.

Eva found great pleasure in dancing and making afghans for the schools in Cumberland and York County, with the proceeds from raffles going to the school bands and to the public services.
She was a member of the VFW Post 832, where her beloved sister Charlotte was a member. Eva always remembered the wonderful times they shared with the people of the post.

She lived in the Bar Mills-Buxton area for 27 years, where she was a member of the Congregational Church and worked with the Women’s Fellowship, as well as a longtime member of the Thorton Heights Methodist Church in South Portland, where she made pies for the baked bean suppers.
Ms Adams went on trips to the Brunswick Theatre, also to the High Tea in Freeport with the ladies from her church.

She loved people and was a good friend to all especially those in Landry Village where she was always ready to help others at any time, she will be sadly missed.

Predeceased by her husband, Earl Adams.

She is survived by her two sons, Joseph E. Ring of Buxton, Russell J. Ring of Wisconsin, daughter, Loretta J. Medcap of Florida, sister, Margaret Gordius of Scarborough, 9 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren.

A special thank you to all her nephews and nieces who were a great part of her life Durwood Yordins of Scarborough, Cheryl Wescott of Upton, MA, Steven Dollover of Trenton, William Dolliver of Naples.

A graveside service will be held in the spring

at Brooklawn Memorial Park, Portland.
Arrangements by the Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Thorton Heights Methodist Church, 100 Westbrook Street, South Portland, ME 04106.

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