She was born in Fitchburg, the daughter of the late Henry and Claire (Rufiange) Roy, and lived in Marlborough for 55 years.
Mrs. Adams worked as a cook at the former Andrea Restaurant in Southborough for over 33 years, and also worked for the Sodexo company in Marlborough for 16 years before retiring in 2010.
She was a longtime member of the Marlborough Fish and Game and enjoyed bowling, shooting sports, and computer games. Above all else, she enjoyed being in the presence of her family and friends.
She is survived by three sons; Michael Adams and his longtime girlfriend Carol Myers of Whitinsville, Richard Adams and his wife Livia of Marlborough, and Roy Adams and his wife Ann Marie of Scotts Valley Ca.; two brothers, Robert Roy of Vermont and Roger Roy of Ohio; two sisters, Shirley Gurley Honulik of New Hampshire and Jane Enman and her husband Doug of South Carolina; two grandchildren, Paul and Lyndsi; one great-grandchild, Jiah; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Linda and Dennis Demers, Judy and Leon Roberge, Lana and Harry McKinney, Carol and Roger Ela, and Joyce and Jim Cumerford; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, Cammile Roy.
Visiting hours at the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home, 95 West Main St., Marlborough, will be held Saturday, June 14, from 8:30 – 11 a.m. A private funeral service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to the Children's Christmas Party at the Marlborough Fish and Game, 1 Muddy Ln., Marlborough MA 01752.