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Obituary for Julia Adams

July 2, 1933 - January 9, 2018
Wakefield, Massachusetts | Age 84


Julia Adams, age 84, of Wakefield formerly of Malden, died Tuesday, January 9 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Born in Boston on July 2, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Eftalia (Nini) Adams.

Mrs. Adams was raised in Boston and was a graduate of South Boston High School. She had worked as a Secretary for the State Banking Commission before her retirement. She had been a longtime Malden resident before moving to Wakefield 13 years ago. Mrs. Adams was a member of St. George Cathedral in So. Boston. She enjoyed travelling, trip to Foxwoods, time spend in Mashpee, as well as the Wakefield Senior Center. She became an avid New England Patriots fan later in life.

She was the loving wife of the late George R. Adams. She was the adored and loving mother of Susan M. Lacy of Stoneham, Joan E. Morabito and husband Anthony, and Audrey A. Murphy and husband Dennis, all of Wakefield. She was the sister of the late Basil Adams, Angelo Adams, and Netta Hanlon. She was the sister-in-law of Jerry Hanlon, Connie Metro, Kathleen Adams, and Elizabeth Adams. She was the loving grandmother of Katie Dalton and husband James, Allison Lacy-Slager and husband Jay, Joseph Lacy, Kimberly and Julie Morabito, Jennifer Cabezas and husband Jon, and Nicholas Murphy. She was the adoring great grandmother of Hank and Maggie Dalton, Evie Hatch Norah Slager and Thomas Cabezas. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Sunday from 3-6pm. Funeral will be held at the St. George Cathedral, 523 E Broadway, Boston on Monday at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to St. George Cathedral, 523 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127; Hallmark Health VNA Hospice, 178 Savin St., Suite 300, Malden, MA 02148; or to

Suggested Memorial Donations

  • St. George Cathedral
    523 E Broadway
    Boston, MA 02127
  • Hallmark Health VNA Hospice
    178 Savin Street
    Suite 300
    Malden, MA 02148

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McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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