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Geraldine Adams

June 12, 1924 — January 18, 2013

Adams, Geraldine P. (nee Prior), of House Springs, Missouri, was born June 12, 1924, in St. Marys, Kansas to Andrew Thomas and Helen (nee Fitzgerald) Prior, and entered into rest, Friday, January 18, 2013, at Mother of Good Council Home in Normandy, Missouri, at the age of 88 years, 7 months and 6 days. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Edward E. Adams, (married September 12, 1946 in New York City) and three (3) siblings, Tom Prior, Roderick Prior and Sheila Siebert, one (1) brother in law, Charles Siebert. She is survived by seven (7) children, Edward Adams, of Berkley, California, Andrew (Susan) Adams, of Nashville, Tennessee, Sheila (Brian) Leander, St. Louis, Missouri, John Adams, Las Vegas, Nevada, Louise Adams, of Missoula, Montana, Quincy (Jeff) Risinger, of St. Louis, Missouri, and Prisella Adams, of Kansas City, Missouri; three (3) grandchildren, Eric (Rebekah), Amanda (Justin) and Catherine; one (1) great grandchild, Wyatt; one (1) sibling, John (Edna) Prior, of Topeka, Kansas; and many other relatives and friends. Geraldine graduated from St Marys High School in 1941 and moved to Jersey City, New Jersey, relocating to Maplewood, NJ and later, in 1963, to House Springs, MO. She was the consummate mother to her brood of seven children and their friends, always with a full cookie jar and a house full of fun and chores. Geraldine was very active in the Ladies Sodality of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in High Ridge, MO and quilted there on a weekly basis. She also served as the President of the local chapter of the Navy's Mothers Club of America. She is fondly remembered and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Monday, January 28, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Church, St. Marys. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys. Memorials to the Jefferson County Library, 5680 St. Rd. PP, High Ridge, MO 63049. To leave an online condolence please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com.
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