Winifred K. Adams, 88

March 04, 2009

FEB. 26, 1921-MARCH 3, 2009

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Winifred K. Rider Adams, 88, of 3571 Conocoheague Lane, died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at Waynesboro (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Feb. 26, 1921, in Shippensburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles D. and Katherine Evelhoch Rider.

Her husband, Charles R. Adams Jr., died Dec. 22, 2008. They were married in 1955.

She retired from Greencastle-Antrim School District, where she worked as a truant officer.

She was a member of Macedonia United Brethren Church in Greencastle.

She was a member of Frank L. Carbaugh American Legion Post 373 Auxiliary of Greencastle.

She is survived by one grandson, Ted Barmont of Newburg, Pa.; one niece Teresa Hollinger, whom she helped raise; four great-grandchildren; and two nephews, Van Adams and Jeff Adams.


She was preceded in death by one daughter, Kitty Barmont.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, Greencastle. The Rev. Gayle L. Ruble Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Macedonia United Brethren Church, 11887 Worleytown Road, Greencastle, PA 17225.

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