HOULTON - Mrs. Jean M. Adams of Houlton passed peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, Dec. 19th at Madigan House following a long fight with cancer.
She was born Eugenia Marie Pond to Charles and Latepha (Albert) Pond on Sept. 13th, 1925 in Winterville, Maine.
Jean was raised and attended school, through high school, in Patten, Maine.
In 1947 she married the late Newell Adams of Oakfield, Maine and together they settled in Houlton raising four sons: Paul Adams and his companion Susan Golding of Houlton, Maine; George Adams and his wife Dawn of Arundel Maine; Dana Adams and his wife Debra of Sanford, FL and Steve Adams and his companion Athena Spyrats of Orlando, FL.
She is survived by her four sons and their families, one brother Fred Pond of Patten and many very loved grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a special niece Marcia (Pond) Anderson. She was predeceased by her husband and three brothers Albert "Pondie" Pond, James "Jimmy" Pond" and John Pond.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 PM Monday December 21, 2015 at Dunn Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Tuesday at Saint Mary of the Visitation Church with the Rev. David Raymond celebrant. Following the mass, there will be a reception in the Parish Center. A spring committal will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that gifts in Jean's memory be made payable to Hospice of Aroostook or to Madigan House Activities Fund c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park St. Houlton, ME 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com