BRISTOL — Sheila J. Adams, 76, of Bristol passed away in the loving arms of her family on Dec. 2, 2017.
Sheila was born July 22, 1941, in Swindon, England, the daughter of John and Gladys Duncan. Sheila migrated here from England to begin a new life with her then husband Harold Pond and two daughters, Deborah Charlebois and Denise Stewart. In her second marriage of 44 years to Ernest (Mike) Adams, they had their son, Jamason Adams, and two stepsons, Micheal Adams and Brian Adams.
She was most known in her community as a local hairdresser, owning her beauty salon for many years in downtown Bristol. After her retirement, she worked in the local school, waitressing, and at Annalee Dolls.
Her favorite hobby was Bingo and she won the big jackpot twice in her life. She also loved sewing and crafts. Her brightest times were spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Sheila was predeceased by her parents, John and Gladys Duncan, and her son, Dale Pond.
She is survived by her husband, Ernest Adams; their son, Jamason Adams of New Hampton and his wife, Cindy Adams; her two daughters, Deborah Charlebois of Danbury and her husband, Rob Charlebois; Denise Stewart of New Hampton and her husband, Harvey Stewart; Micheal Adams of Alexandria and his fiancé, Jennifer Sargent; and Brian Adams of Bristol; and her grandchildren, Heath Decato, Cory Decato, Ben Stewart, Megan Stewart, Kaylyn Adams, Reagan Adams, Kevin Babbin, Emily Babbin, Sam Adams, Tyler Adams, and Savannah Adams.
A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Danbury Community Center, located at 15 High St. in Danbury, at 11 a.m. Family and friends are invited to share a hug and a story.