LARCHMONT, N.Y. - Joan M. Adams, a longtime Larchmont resident, died Sept. 28. She was 79.
Adams was born Jan. 29, 1934, in Brooklyn, to Henrik and Isabelle Pedersen and was raised in the Bronx.
Adams is survived by her son, William; brother, Roy Pedersen; sister, Dorothy Stockham; many nieces and nephews; and grand nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Edmund W. Adams; and sister, Arline Clair.
Calling hours are Oct. 1 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the John J. Fox Funeral Home, Inc. in Larchmont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. at Saints John and Paul in Larchmont. Interment at Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla following the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Venture Foundation, 25 Smith Suite 515, Nanuet, N.Y. 10954 or the Calvary Fund, 1740 Eastchester Road, Bronx 10461.