Born in Wilkes- Barre on Oct. 25, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Verna Dymond Burgess. She was married to the late Leroy Adams who passed away on April 18, 2009.
She enjoyed doing puzzles, reading, watching soap operas, and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Eleanor Kinney and Ester Carey; daughter, Penny Piasecki and grandson, Jessie Hallock.
Surviving are daughters, Ruth Ann Hegedty of Meshoppen, Bonnie Herring of Meshoppen, Diane Shores of Tunkhannock; sons, Chris Adams of Sugar Run, Leroy Adams, Jr. of Sugar Run and Wade Burgess of Monroeton; 21 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service for Loretta and her daughter, Penny Piasecki was held Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Susquehanna Apartments Rec. Center, 25 Avery St., Tunkhannock. Pastor Gary Myers of the Biblical Baptist Church in Meshoppen officiated.
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