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 Mary Ellen <I>Sopczynski</I> Adams

Mary Ellen Sopczynski Adams

South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Death 17 Dec 2014 (aged 71)
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 140271157 · View Source
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Mary Ellen Adams Feb. 24, 1943 - Dec. 17, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Mary Ellen Adams, 71, passed away on Dec. 17, 2014, surrounded by her family in her home in South Bend, IN, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Mary was born February 24th, 1943, to the late Bernice (Radecki) and Benedict Sopczynski in South Bend, Indiana. On June 16, 1966, she married Everett Dean Adams with whom she shared many happy years until his death in February 2011. Mary is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Matthew and Rebecca Adams (Bicard), and her granddaughters Katelyn, Natalie, and Sarah Adams of Edwardsburg, MI, her daughter and son-in-law Laura and Mike Bucks of Allegan, MI, and her two younger sisters Barb (Dr. Tom) Gruszynshki of Granger, IN and Christine Sopczynski of South Bend, Indiana. She is also survived by her sister-in-law and brother-in-law Carol and Ron Seach of Westland, MI, her aunt Alice (Sopczynski) Fanti of Mishawaka, IN and her aunt Adell Radecki of South Bend, IN. Mary was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, pet owner, and friend. She loved to travel, garden, watch musicals, and listen to Elvis. She also enjoyed singing Polish songs with her granddaughters and collecting dolls. She was a lifelong member of St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Catholic Church. She was baptized and married at St. Stanislaus and attended school and raised her children in the church. Mary cherished time with her lifelong friends Kathleen and Mary Bencsis () (both surviving). Mary Ellen was a strong, kindhearted woman and she will be missed. Donations can be made in her name to Hospice and American Cancer Society . A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 19, 2014, in St. Stanislaus Church. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Friday in St. Stanislaus Church. Kaniewski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To send online condolences, please visit

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  • Added: 20 Dec 2014
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