Kathy M. (Bride) Adams, 52, of 618 Sterling Hill Rd., Wyalusing, PA, went to be with the angels while surrounded by her loving family at her home on Wednesday evening, April 25, 2012. Kathy was born in Towanda on Dec. 30, 1959, the daughter of R. Lucille VanNest Bride of U.S. Route 6, Wyalusing, and the late Joseph E. Bride, who passed away in 2004. She was a Wyalusing Valley High School graduate, Class of 1977, and married her husband, Steve A. Adams, on Dec. 9, 1978. She was a loving and caring stay-at-home mom for many years. After all of her children were in school, she went back to pursue her Personal Care Administrative qualifications from Marywood University, then after receiving her degree, she became the Administrative Assistant/Activities Director at the Wyalusing Valley Personal Care Center.
Kathy was a member of the Wyalusing United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School. In addition, she taught Sunday School at the Beaver Meadows United Methodist Church.
She was a leader of the 4-H Wyalusing Horse and Pony Club and a Girl Scout Leader of the Wyalusing Girl Scout Troop. Being a Breast Cancer survivor, Kathy was a Chairperson for the Wyalusing Relay for Life (2010 Honorary Chairperson).
Kathy absolutely loved to shop. She also loved to bake and cook for her family and friends. She took great pleasure in designing and sewing clothing. She liked being outside, working in her flower gardens and horseback riding. She enjoyed riding motorcycles with her husband. She was very fond of going on wine tours and tasting the wine. She thoroughly enjoyed the great times she had with her family and many friends while hanging out, dancing, and telling jokes and stories. Kathy worshipped being a MiMi to her Little Man, Dante, with their many movie dates and sleepovers.
Besides her husband and mother, she is survived by her children Brooke (Bebe) Hatton and her husband, Joe of Spring Hill, Monica (Mona) Adams of Wyalusing and Logan (Logi Bear) Adams of Wyalusing; grandson, Dante Hatton of Spring Hill; sister, Linda Porter of Sayre; brother, Thomas and his wife, Becky Bride of Palm Harbor, FL; nephew, Dustin Bride of Panama City, FL; nieces, Allison Bride of Palm Harbor, Carrie Zdon and her husband, Joel of Sheshequin, and Corinne McConnell and her husband, Chris of Virginia; four great nephews; her extended family of her mother-in-law, Donna Harvey of Clapper Hill, as well as many sisters-in-law and brothers in-law and her little buddy, Greta.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 1 at 11 a.m. at the Wyalusing United Methodist Church, Church St., Wyalusing, with Rev. Penney Rahm of the church officiating. Interment was at the Beaver Meadows Cemetery following the service. Family and friends called at the church on Monday, April 30 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.
Arrangements were made through Sheldon Funeral Homes, Main St., Laceyville.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make donations, may do so in Kathy’s memory, to the House of Care, 100 N. Academy Ave, Danville, PA 17822 or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 5005 LBJ Freeway Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244.