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Joseph R Adams
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1894
Death: Nov. 28, 1949
Lebanon County
Pennsylvania, USA

Lebanon (PA) Daily News
Tuesday, November 29, 1949, p 13
Joseph R Adams, 56-year-old steel worker and veteran of World War I, died suddenly this morning about 4:30 o'clock at his home 536 East Scull Street, following a heart attack. He belonged to the St Gertrude's Church in East Lebanon; Fuhrman Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars; the Robins Order and Lebanon Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
During World War I he served with Company A of the 11th Infantry, Fifth Division, U.S. Army, and saw action in France, at St Mihiel and in the Argonne offensive.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs Rose Adams; sons, John, Baltimore; Joseph, attached to the U.S. Army in Panama, and Nicholas, Lebanon; daughters, Mary, wife of Samuel Speraw; Anna, wife of Martin Stefonich, both of Lebanon; Madeline, wife of Stephen Mendoff, Steelton, and Miss Rose Adams, at home; and his mother, Mrs Anna Adams, Lebanon.
Surviving sisters and brothers are: Anna, wife of William Coleman, York; Mary, wife of Charles Ogurcak, and Sofia, wife of John Potrok, both of Lebanon; and George, William and Augustine Adams, Lebanon. Eleven grandchildren also survive. He was an employe of the Bethlehem Steel Company.
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
Friday, December 2, 1949, p 11
Full military honors were accorded at the funeral this morning of Joseph R Adams, a U.S. War Veteran, late of 536 East Scull Street. Following brief rites in the Thompson Funeral Home, 120 South Ninth Street at 8:30 o'clock a requiem high mass was solemnized in St Gertrude's Catholic Church, East Lehman Street. The assistant rector, the Rev Ben Stankiewicz officiated. Burial took place at St Gertrude's Cemetery.
Fuhrman Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, were in charge of the military arrangements. Veterans John Smith, Harry M Krumbine, John Zellers, Henry Schaeffer, John Braun Jr, and George Donmoyer served as pallbearers; Robert Putt, Frank Eisenhauer, David Stover and Edward Blessing, were a guard of honor during the viewing at the funeral home on Thursday evening, and Wesley Rhubright constituted the firing squad at the cemetery in command of Walter Gassert. The bugler was Richard Brown.
Thompson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 
Family links: 
  Rose A Millerleila Adams (1903 - 1977)*
  Anna Mary Adams Lebo (1922 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Gertrudes Cemetery
Lebanon County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Record added: Dec 13, 2009
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