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Barbara M. Adams

May 16, 1936 - April 24, 2018

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Barbara May (Snow) Adams, 81, of Holliston, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Born in Medford, she was the daughter of the late Marjorie L. (Taylor) and Everett L. Snow. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Adams.

Barbara was a 1954 graduate Reading High School, and the Burdett Secretarial School. She also earned a Teaching Certificate at Framingham State. Barbara had been a nursery school teacher in Holliston and a secretary at Sun Life Financial in Wellesley.

She is survived by her children, Elizabeth S. Adams of Boston, Robert S. Adams and his wife, Monica Ruiz of Franklin; her sister, Linda Chesley and her husband, Richard of Harmony, FL; her sister-in-law, June Pearson and her husband, Morton of Holden. Barbara’s granddaughters, Jane and Clara, were the light of her life. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her sisters-in-law, Ruth Medine, Carol Buckley and Doris Nunnemacher.

There will be no visitation. Private burial services will be held with family. Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Reading Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 492, Reading, MA 01867 or readingsf.org/donations or to Holliston in Bloom, 107 Concord St. Holliston, MA 01746 or hollistoninbloom.org/support-us.html.