John F. Adams, 92, of West Peabody, MA, formerly of Kittery, ME, passed away on April 19, 2012. He was the husband of Marilyn B. (Orne) Adams with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Born in Charleston, WV, he was the son of the late John and Jessie (Boswell) Adams.
He was a graduate of Traipp Academy in Kittery, ME and Wentworth Institute in Boston, MA. John was drafted by the United States Army stationed in Shelby, MS, part of the Engineering Combat Battalion during WWII. He worked as a drafting designer for the General Electric Company in Lynn, MA for 39 years. His love and passion was the care and preservation of the family homestead in Kittery. John was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Burnham and her husband Craig of Salem, MA, and Cheryl Fiset and her husband Gary of Haverhill, MA; four grandchildren, Abigail and Kyle Burnham, and Jason and Cory Fiset; and uncle to many nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his family and friends. He was also the brother of the late Charles Adams and Hepsie McLaskey.
At the family's request, funeral services for Mr. Adams will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by the Eustis and Cornell Funeral Home, Marblehead.