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October 24th, 1946 – Friday, February 22, 2008

Service Information
The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo
Monday, February 25th, 2008

Visitation Information

Mary Margaret Adams, 61, died Friday, February 22nd, 2008 in her home in Buffalo.

In Meadowlands, Pennsylvania, Ed and Maxine (nee Yates) Caumo, on October 24th, 1946, was blessed with a daughter and named her Mary Margaret Caumo. On November 7th, 1963, Mary married Russell Adams in Meadowlands, Pennsylvania. They were later blessed with a daughter and named her Sonya. Over the years, Mary developed a love for exercise and did a lot of cycling and running. She also developed a love for pets. Mary and Russ often foster parented pets before they were ready for adoption. She also volunteered at Adopt-a-Pet. Mary was deeply loved and will be sadly missed by all that knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents: Ed and Maxine Caumo.

Mary is survived by her loving husband of 44 years: Russell; daughter Sonya (Kurt) Decker of Minneapolis; grandchildren: Kyra, Evan and Summer; siblings: James (Paul) Caumo of FL, Linda Caumo of PA, Sally Wilson of PA, Peter (Florence) Caumo of NJ, Mark Caumo of PA, John Caumo of PA; sister-in-law: Cindy Adams of PA; nephew: Eric (Barb) Wilson and their children: Chalese and Carly; nieces: Jessyca Caumo and Lindsey (Dave) Webster and their children: Zoe, Zayne and Cara; many other friends and relatives.

Visitation for Mary will be Sunday, February 24th, 2008 from 4 to 7pm at The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo.

Mary™s funeral service will be Monday, February 25th, 2008 at 1pm at The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo with a visitation 1 hour prior to the start of the service.

5 Guestbook Entries

  1. Charlene Caumo Goempel

    To: Russ, Sonya, Jim, Linda, Pete, Sally, John, Mark: I am extremely saddeded to learn of Mary’s death. I have not seen her in a few years and did not keep in touch with her but I continued to hear through other family members of the deep commitment and love she had for her beloved family and her love for animals. I so remember the days long ago of growing up in Meadowlands and all those days at the playground in back of the church & visiting at Uncle Ed & Aunt Maxine’s house. I also remember how she and I used to go to dances at the Arena in Washington on weekends. We were also in the same bookkeeping class in high school and shared many laughs. My thoughts and prayers are will all of you. God Bless all of you during this very difficult time. Love, your cousin, Charlene

  2. jacque elias

    it has been well over thirty years since we have seen each other however, when i read of marys death in todays observer-reporter i just had to write and offer my condolences. walter (christman) and i often talk of you and wondered from time to time where you and mary were living. i am just so sorry that we had to find out this way. i will keep you in my prayers.


    jacque elias

  3. Jeffrey Seabury

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. (colleague of Sarah Wilson)

  4. Judy Eldridge

    Dear Family, I got to know Mary while a resident at Parkview Care Ctr. She shared a room with another Mary, Whom she kept in great contact with and the other Mary truly enjoyed Mary’s visits. Even when Mary was in so much pain she was always thinking of others that’s just the type of person she was. We were all surprised to hear of Mary’s passing, and wanted to give you our condolences. You all are in our parayers. We will miss Mary! Mary received the plant and is truly enjoying it. Just like she so much enjoyed Mary!.

  5. Barbara Christianson

    Russ, I was so sorry to hear about Mary’s passing. Chuck at Parkview told me the other day when I was out there to see my mother. I only had the pleasure of knowing Mary for a short time, but she left an indelible impression on me and I’m sure most people she came into contact with. She made the world a better place. My thoughts are with you. Sincerely, Barbara Christianson


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