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Laura E. (Smith) Adams, age 92, of Middleborough, died on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at the Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.
Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Harry & Laura (Timmons) Smith. Laura grew up in Boston and attended public schools. After graduation, she worked with her mother in a restaurant. Later on, Laura worked as a telephone operator for "MA Bell" Telephone Company for years. She continued working for many years, at Williams Trading Post in South Middleborough as a floral designer. Laura enjoyed trying her luck whenever possible; she could be found scratching lottery tickets to see if she was a big winner! She loved her family and life. She was a simple, quiet, loving lady and will be missed very much.
Laura was the beloved longtime companion of the late Richard Millette; loving mother of Ronald Adams of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, John Adams & his wife Rebecca of The Philippines, Donald Adams & his wife Suzanne of Lakeville, Jean Leddon & her husband John of Jacksonville, Florida, Patricia O'Driscoll of Henderson, North Carolina & her late husband Neil, Tom Adams of Henderson, North Carolina, Laura Packard of Middleborough and the late Mary Brown and the late Michelle Adams; cherished "Gramma Toots" of 18 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; dear sister of the late Dorothy Bopp and the late Harry Smith.
All are welcome to the visiting hours at the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak Street, Middleborough, on FRIDAY, December 18, 2020, from 4:00-8:00 PM. (DUE TO SNOW STORM)
Due to the pandemic, a face mask and social distance rules must be followed at all times.
Funeral and interment services will be private.
Contributions in Laura's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
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