Passed away peacefully at age 96 on November 12. Carmel was the beloved wife of 69 years of the late Michael Adams; a loving and devoted mother to her two children, Paul Adams (Marjorie Nicholas) of Arlington, MA and Mary Ellen Coleman (Timothy Coleman) of Rochester; loving grandmother of Nicholas Adams (Jan Heng), Carolyn Adams, and Georgeta Coleman; and great-grandmother of Victoria Adams.
Carmel was predeceased by her parents, Paul and Carmella Presutti and by her brother, Bernard Presutti. She is survived by her brother, Joseph (Donna) Presutti; her sister, Theresa Myers; her dear friend, Hy Kreitzman; and many nieces and nephews.
Carmel's family wishes to express their great appreciation for the loving care given to her and to her husband, Michael, by the many wonderful people at the St. Ann's Home and throughout the St. Ann's Community.
Friends may call Friday, 4-7 PM, at the funeral home (495 N. Winton Rd.). A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, 11:30 AM, at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park, followed by Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Carmel's memory can be made to the St. Ann's Community, 1500 Portland Ave., Rochester 14621 (stannscommunity.com/donate-now) or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 (www.stjude.org/memorialgifts).
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