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Phyllis Adams

September 3, 1940 — May 30, 2023

Mehoopany, PA

Phyllis Adams, 82, of Mehoopany passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at The Gardens, Tunkhannock. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Eugene Adams, Sr.

Born in Wilkes-Barre on September 3, 1940 she is the daughter of the late Godfred and Elizabeth May Perschau.

Graduating from G.A.R class of 1958, she learned the values of hard work and dedication. These traits carried over into her career as Secretary/Treasurer for both Mehoopany Township and Meshoppen Borough. She proudly served the people of these communities for over 50 years respectively.

Outside of work, Phyllis enjoyed Square Dancing and shopping on QVC during her free time. However, her true passion lay in giving back to her community. She was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Forkston Grange, LaTi O's Red Hat Ladies, and Mehoopany Women's Club among others. Moreover, her involvement was significant as a member of F.W.M. Athletic Association.

Phyllis lived a fulfilling life full of proud accomplishments. Throughout her years of service and devotion to the community she cared deeply for its residents. Such love that she possessed will forever be remembered by all that knew her.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Stackhouse and husband Bob, Christine Swilley and husband Bill, Gretchen Adams-Morse and husband Brad; son, Eugene Adams, Jr. and wife Heather; grandchildren, Christopher Swilley, Allysa Swilley, Benjamin Swilley, Zachary Swilley, Kyle Stackhouse, Kyle Keithline-Shaffer, Mara Adams, Paige Adams, Wesley Adams; 6 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her sisters, Elizabeth and Priscilla Perschau; infant brother; grandson, Andrew D. Adams.

Family and friends are invited to attend Phyllis' funeral services which will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 10:00am from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 5672 SR 6, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 with Reverend Kim Bode presiding. Interment will follow in Vaughn Cemetery, Mehoopany.

A viewing will be held Friday, June 2, 2023 from 5:00 - 7:00PM at Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Phyllis name to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 5672 SR 6, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 or the FWM Rescue Squad, PO Box 182, Mehoopany, PA 18629.

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Friday, June 2, 2023

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