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Elizabeth P. Adams

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Elizabeth Phyllis “Liz” Adams, 87, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at her home at The Bridges at Bent Creek in Mechanicsburg.  She was born on February 7, 1931 in Carlisle and was a daughter of the late Kenneth M. and Hazel B. (Fickel) Adams.

Liz graduated from Carlisle High School with the Class of 1949.  She worked in state government in the Department of Education and as Personnel Director in the State Treasury Department before serving as Personnel Director for Dauphin Distribution and retiring from Excel Logistics, Mechanicsburg. She was a former member of both the American Business Women’s Association and the Cumberland County Historical Society. Liz was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Carlisle and later Wesley United Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg, where she was active in the United Methodist Women’s Group and was a Sunday School teacher.

She is survived by her sister, Barbara A. Brehm of Carlisle,  nephew, James K. (wife Jane) Adams II, of Mechanicsburg, and three nieces; Kathy (husband Ken) Purcell of Boiling Springs, Wendy (husband Rulon) Wetherill of Trappe and Lisa (husband Sam) Yinger of Newville and several great nieces and nephews. Liz was predeceased by her brother, James K. Adams.

Services are being planned for a later date this summer.  Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle is in charge of the arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to Grane Hospice, Lemoyne or to the James K. and Arlene L. Adams Foundation at 1011 Mumma Road, Lemoyne, PA 17043.  www.Since1853.com

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Liz was a kind person and we have many good thoughts to remember her.

Brenda and Kim Zeigler
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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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