Patricia Anne ‘Pat’ Adams

Published 8:22 am Sunday, July 10, 2016

Patricia Anne “Pat” Adams, 78, died Monday, July 4, 2016, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

A native of Waterford, Pa., she was born May 8, 1938, the daughter of the late William Eugene Mitchell and Ernestine Matilda Stoltz Mitchell. Her career was that of a homemaker for her husband of 58 years, Charles L. Adams, and their 3 children, Don Adams of Florida, Dr. Ronald Adams and wife Tammy of Mocksville, and Debra Anne Kornacki of Florida. She enjoyed her early years growing up in the small town of Waterford, surrounded by family.  She was a seamstress, gardener and race fan, following the careers of many drivers. Before retirement, she and her husband moved to Florida to enjoy the warm weather. After retirement they spent many years traveling across the country, sharing experiences with family and friends. Recently, she and her husband made Mocksville their summer home, enjoying the rolling hills and countryside that reminded her of her childhood home. She lived life to the fullest, caring for those around her and leaving a piece of her heart.

In addition to her husband and children, survivors include: grandchildren: Jennifer Sheffield (John), 2nd Class Petty Officer Travis Kornacki, Shawn Adams, and Donald Adams Jr. USMC; 3 great-grandchildren, Dakota, Finn and Titis Sheffield; 3 brothers, William, Robert and James Mitchell; and a sister, Jean Ann Waite.

Also preceding her in death were: a son-in-law, Dr. Kerry E. Kornacki; and a grandson, 3rd Class Petty Officer Brandon Kornacki.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday July 16,  at 1 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 27 W. 2nd St., Waterford, PA 16441, with Pastor Gary Donaldson officiating.

Memorials: American Heart Association.