Dorothy P. (Shuryn) Adams, 91, of Reading, PA passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Penn State Health St. Joseph. Born in Allentown, PA, she was the daughter of the late Walter Shuryn and Anna (Shuryn) Torhan and late step-father: Michael Torhan. She was the widow of Robert W. Adams.
Dorothy worked in merchandise control for SEARS for many years and in the circulation Dept. for the Reading Public Library, retiring in 2008. Dorothy was a member of St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church in Reading, PA. She was a big Philadelphia sports fan, and loved watching the Boston Red Sox and attending the Reading Phillies and Reading Royals games. Dorothy was known for always smiling and her zest for life that kept her going to live a happy and full life.
Surviving Dorothy are: 1 son: Robert P. Adams, husband of Patricia (Limpus) of West Lawn, PA; 1 daughter: Lynda C. Manegold, wife of Joseph of Douglassville, PA; 3 grandchildren: David Manegold, husband of Naomi, Melissa Van Aalsberg, wife of Jason, and Lauren Adams; and 4 great grandchildren: Claire, Grace, Jack, and Dylan.
A viewing will be held at the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc. 144 N. Spruce St. Birdsboro, PA 19508 on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 from 9:30am-10:30am. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at the Chapel in Gethsemane Cemetery, 3139 Kutztown Rd. Reading, PA 19605 at 11:30 AM. Interment will follow the service in Gethsemane Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Reading Public Library Foundation in memory of Dorothy, 100 S. 5th Street, Reading, PA 19602.