DARIEN, Conn. - Dorothea E. Adams, a former longtime resident of Darien, died Thursday, Oct. 3. She was 100.
Adams was born Feb. 9, 1913, in Brooklyn, N.Y., daughter of Charles and Hazel (Lowerre) Van Oppen. She worked as a cafeteria worker at Holmes School for many years.
Adams is survived by 10 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and four great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Ernest Adams, Sr.; and sons, Charles Adams and Ernest Adams, Jr.
Calling hours are Thursday, Oct. 10 from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien. A graveside service will be held at Spring Grove Cemetery Thursday, Oct. 10 at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.