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Mildred Adams

December 26, 1929 — December 10, 2023


Mildred Adams


Cheshire - Mildred Adams, 93, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2023, at her home.  She was the wife of the late Frederick Adams.

Mrs. Adams was born December 26, 1929, in Tampa, FL, the daughter of the late Oscar and Lulu (Butts) Setterstrom.  She was a longtime Cheshire resident and proudly served her country in the U.S. Air Force.  She was employed by the State of CT as a Training Coordinator for the Department of Developmental Services.  As an advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities, she was a founder of C.O.C.O. (currently known as Abilities Without Boundaries).  She also served as Past President of the CT Association of Retarded Citizens. She dedicated her life to care for her daughter with developmental disabilities Mary Ann.

Mrs. Adams is survived by her children Bernice Kozloski, Michael Adams and his wife Sheila, John Adams and his wife Karen, Kathleen Adams, her grandchildren Matthew Kozloski, Amanda Distasio, Jessica Pringle, Ryan Adams, Christopher Adams, Paul LaRoche III, Kyle LaRoche; her great-grandchildren Logan and Marli Distasio, and Grayson Pringle.  In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her son Christopher Adams, her daughter Mary Ann Adams.

The family would like to thank all her caregivers in the later years of her life, especially Angela Tarantino for her dedication and compassionate care.

Arrangements – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 18, 2023, at 10 am at St. Bridget of Sweden Parish – St. Bridget Church, 175 Main St.  Friends are asked to meet directly at church.  A burial will follow in Cheshire Hillside Cemetery and there are no calling hours.  The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire is assisting with arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to Abilities Without Boundaries  615 W. Johnson Ave. Cheshire, CT 06410. 
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Monday, December 18, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Bridget of Sweden Parish -St. Bridget Church

175 Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410

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Monday, December 18, 2023

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