Loving mother and grandmother, Margaret Irene Adams, 88, of Carlisle and formerly of Harrisburg, passed away, Monday, March 14, 2011, at the Church of God Home, Carlisle. She was born in Somerset County, the only child of Wilson Preston and Della Elizabeth (Ansell) Maule. She attended Jenner Cross Road School through the eighth grade, where she graduated salutatorian, in June 1938, and from Somerset High School in June 1942. She graduated in 1944, from Thompson College in York, where she received business training and later worked as a secretary at the state government. She was a devoted member of Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church and took great pride being with her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 43 years, Robert E. Adams. She is survived by her children: Sherry Laczkowski, and husband Ron, Robert E. Adams Jr. and Barry Adams and wife, Katie, grandchildren: Matthew Laczkowski, Scott Laczkowski, Stephen Adams, Brian Adams and his wife, Alyssa, close family friend, Russ Moss. Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday March 19, 2011, from Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church 3700 Rutherford St. Harrisburg; viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg. Memorial contributions can be made to the Memorial Fund at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3700 Rutherford St. Harrisburg PA 17111. Arrangements Neill Funeral Homes, Camp Hill, and Harrisburg, PA.