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George Leo Adams
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1891
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1954
York County
Pennsylvania, USA

George L. Adams
George L. Adams, 63, former automobile dealer, died at 2 a.m. Sunday at his home, 217 Baltimore St., Hanover, following a long illness which confined him to bed for the past seven months.

He was the husband of Mrs. Rosalie Sneeringer Adams and was the son of the late William J. and Jennie Eline Adams. Mr. Adams, who had been associated with his father and his late brother Bernard W. Adams, in the Adams Motor Co., Hanover, later was engaged in the service station business. He retired 10 years ago.

He was a veteran of World War I and was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society, Harold H. Bair Post 14, American Legion, and Hanover Post 2506, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a director of Boys Town, Neb. institution for the care of homeless boys.

Surviving are his wife and the following brothers and sisters; Raymond I. Adams, Atlantic City, N.J.; Mrs. James Beck, York; Mrs. Leo Yealy, Mrs Curvin Kessler, and Mrs. O.J. Myers, all of Hanover. Funeral services Wednesday, meeting at the home at 8:30 a.m. with requiem solemn high mass at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church. The pastor, the Rev. Charles E. Park will be celebrant. Burial in Conewago Chapel Cemetery.

Obituary found in The Gettysburg Times, Tuesday, July 20, 1954, Page 4

George was the son of William & Jennie Eline Adams. He was the husband of Rosalie Adams. He served in World War I as Specialist First Class 18 CO 3 Mech Regt AS. He had 9 brothers & sisters. Bernard, Raymond, Joseph, Mary (Beck), Helena (Myers), Helen Gertrude, Hilda Cecelia (Kessler/Crawford) & Pauline Katherine (Yealy) Adams & Charles who died in infancy. He & his brother Joe ran a Sunoco service station at the corner of Baltimore St. & E. Granger St. It later changed to Texaco.
He died from a myocardial infarction. 
Family links: 
  William Joseph Adams (1863 - 1930)
  Jennie M. Eline Adams (1866 - 1942)
  M. (Mary) Rosalie Sneeringer Adams (1877 - 1969)
  Francis W. Adams (1914 - 1915)*
  Bernard William Adams (1886 - 1929)*
  Mary Elizabeth Adams Beck (1887 - 1960)*
  Charles Edward Adams (1890 - 1890)*
  George Leo Adams (1891 - 1954)
  Raymond Ignatius Adams (1893 - 1954)*
  Helen Gertrude Adams (1895 - 1903)*
  Joseph Henry Adams (1897 - 1949)*
  Pauline Katherine Adams Yealy (1899 - 1990)*
  Hilda Cecelia Adams Kessler Crawford (1902 - 1985)*
  Helena F. Adams Myers (1906 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
George's military tomb stone lists his date of birth as 1891 but the tomb stone plaque says 1890.
Conewago Chapel Basilica Cemetery
Conewago Township
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Maintained by: Laura Kessler Hershey
Originally Created by: Angela Whitaker-Becker
Record added: May 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69553183
George Leo Adams
Added by: Laura Kessler Hershey
George Leo Adams
Added by: Laura Kessler Hershey
George Leo Adams
Added by: Laura Kessler Hershey
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In honor and memory of my great uncle George who I learned much about through my Dad and the many memories shared. RIP
- Laura Kessler Hershey
 Added: Aug. 26, 2016
Added: Jun. 6, 2012
- Laura Kessler Hershey
 Added: Aug. 26, 2016

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