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Frank T. Adams

April 25, 1923 ~ October 19, 2020 (age 97)


Frank T. Adams, 97, of South Street, Wells passed away peacefully October 19, 2020 at the Gosnell Hospice in Scarborough, ME.

 He was born in York, ME on April 25, 1923, the son of William and Matilda (Tatterson) Adams and graduated from York High School.  After graduation, Frank proudly served in the U.S. Air Force during WWII.  From 1943 to 1945, he was in the 410th Fighter Squadron, 373rd Fighter group touring all over Europe.

 Upon his return home, he worked as an accountant for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard from 1950 to 1978.  Frank served as the Superintendent of the Oceanview Cemetery in Wells from 1970-1989.

 Frank enjoyed researching genealogy of all kinds, especially of those veterans buried in the Oceanview Cemetery.  He kept extensive records of all those service men and women.  Frank also enjoyed supporting his local restaurants in the Wells area and surrounding towns.

 He was preceded by his parents and brother, Hebert “Herbie” Adams.  Surviving is his companion since 1989, Paul Paris, Jr. of Wells, ME.

 At Frank’s request, there will be no services held.  In lieu of flowers, friends who wish, may make a memorial donation in Frank’s name to the Wells Public Library at 1434 Post Road, Wells, Maine.

 Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick, ME.  Condolences may be expressed at





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