Joan D. Adams, 74

Joan D. Adams, 74, of Selbyville, Del., formerly of Baltimore, Md., passed away Thursday, April 10, 2008, at Atlantic Shores Rehab and Health Center in Millsboro, Del. She had been a long-time employee of the C. & P. Telephone Co. and was a member of the Auxiliary of Ocean City VFW Post 8296.

Adams was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Ruth Thomson Dugan; and her husband, Albert W. Adams. She is survived by three sons, Daniel Sweeney of Madison Heights, Va., Michael Sweeney of Baltimore, Md., and Thomas Sweeney of Joppatown, Md.; one daughter, Patricia Cassat of Selbyville; two step-sons, Douglas Adams of Gouldsboro, Pa., and Mark Adams of Charlottesville, Va.; a step-daughter, Kathleen Parrell of Doylestown, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were scheduled for Tuesday, April 15, 2008, with interment in Delaware Veterans Cemetery, Millsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.