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Maxine E. Adams

July 28, 1932 - December 17, 2011

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Maxine E. Adams, 79, was called home to be with her beloved husband, Francis Adams, on Saturday, December 17, 2011. Born in Milford, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Maxine Wright.

A lifelong Hopkinton resident, Maxine was a gracious hostess at Maxine’s Marathon Madness for the past 12 years. She worked for the town of Hopkinton for 33 years and spending time with her family and friends was one of the things she valued most.

She is survived by her brother, Robert and his wife Rita of North Carolina, and her four children, Robert Adams of Phillips, Maine, Donald Adams of Framingham, Deborah Wright and her husband Timothy of Hopkinton, and James Adams and his wife Jaynne of Hopkinton. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Kelly Gilman, Alisa Adams, Andrea Adams, Jaime Wright, Daniel Wright and his wife Michelle, Samantha Brinton and her husband Rob, Chelsea Adams, Holly Adams and James Adams. She also leaves behind 2 great grandchildren and many “extended” grandchildren who lovingly called her Nan.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 from 4-7p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton, 57 Hayden Rowe St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com A funeral service will take place on Thursday at 10:00a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Hopkinton. Burial will follow at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Hopkinton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St. Boston, MA. 02115 or dana-farber.org