T. Joanne Adams, 78

March 10, 2009

AUG. 8, 1930-MARCH 7, 2009

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - T. Joanne Tritle Adams, 78, of 21 Mount Vernon Terrace, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at her home.

Born Aug. 8, 1930, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Bessie Louise Tritle Duffey.

Her husband, William G. Adams, Jr., died Dec. 24, 2003. They were married July 8, 1949.

She was a 1948 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

She retired in 1995 from Supervalu in Williamsport.

She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Waynesboro, where she was a former Sunday school teacher.

She was a member of Mount Vernon Chapter 398 Order of the Eastern Star, Ruby Slipper and Homemakers Chapters of the Red Hat Society, BPO Elks Lodge 1191 Ladies Auxiliary and National AARP.


She was an active volunteer with American Red Cross and Cumberland Valley Breast Care Alliance, Chambersburg, Pa.

She is survived by one daughter, Sharon Brosious of Chambersburg; three sons, William G. Adams IV, Jeffrey M. Adams and David L. Adams, all of Waynesboro; one brother, Jack T. Duffey of Waynesboro; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia L. Kauffman.

A memorial service will be Sunday, March 22, at 2 p.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ, Waynesboro. The Rev. Sue D-Heedene will officiate. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cumberland Valley Breast Cancer Alliance, 344 Leedy Way East, Chambersburg, PA 17202; or to Hospice of the Good Shepherd, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.

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