The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 George Leo Adams

George Leo Adams

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Jul 1954 (aged 63)
Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Conewago Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 69553183 · View Source
Suggest Edits

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.



Inscription

George's military tomb stone lists his date of birth as 1891 but the tomb stone plaque says 1890.


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Maintained by: Laura Kessler Hershey
  • Originally Created by: Angela Whitaker-Becker
  • Added: 9 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69553183
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Leo Adams (15 Jun 1891–18 Jul 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69553183, citing Conewago Chapel Basilica Cemetery, Conewago Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Laura Kessler Hershey (contributor 47639879) .