Dorothy Brannen Adams, 90, formerly of 236 Locust St., died on Friday morning, December 30, 2005, at her residence at St. Mary's Home East, following a brief illness. A resident of Erie all of her life, she was born in Erie on October 29, 1915, a daughter of the late Paul and Alice Keck Brannen. A homemaker most of her life, she had worked in the finishing room at the Hammermill Paper Co. for 10 years prior to her marriage. Dorothy had been a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the church Rosary Society. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards, sewing, embroidery, and tadding lace. Survivors include two daughters, Joan Reisenweber and her husband Thomas, of Erie, and Jean Will and her husband Robert, of Harborcreek; a son, Harold "Bob" Robinson and his wife Irene, of Fayetteville, N.C.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Kenneth M. Adams, Sr., on January 7, 2004; a son in infancy, Kenneth M. Adams, Jr.; a daughter, Karen Zimmer; a brother, Paul "Pat" Brannen; and a sister, Ann Louise Dundon.