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WTILTON, NH - Warren E. Adams, 94, of Tilton, N.H., passed Friday, January 5, 2018, at Franklin Regional Hospital in Franklin, N.H. He had been a resident of the NH Veterans Home in Tilton, where he also served as Chaplain. Mr. Adams was born September 6, 1923, in Reamstown, Pa., and was a son of the late Harvey and Emma (Lorenz) Adams.
After returning from WWII Warren went to Westminster Choir College and Barrington Bible college where he met his wife, Helen. Then began a 60 year saga of study, teaching, directing, performing and leading concert choirs to very large audiences while learning to raise a family between two countries and many positions such as those he held as organist and choir director at Central Congregational in Derry and Windham Presbyterian in New Hampshire.
Surviving members of his family include his daughter, Carol; two grandsons, Mackenzie and Nicholas; and two granddaughters, Christy and Hayley. There are also two great-grandchildren, Tayah and Emma Grace. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Helen (Holm) Adams in 2010, and by a daughter, Beth Bruner in 2011.
After cremation, a memorial service will be celebrated on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Windham Presbyterian Church, 1 Church Road, Windham, NH, followed by light refreshments. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Teen Challenge New England, 47 Laurel St., Manchester, NH 03103, to benefit troubled youth and families that have fallen into the enemy's hands through the disease of addiction. The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium of Derry, N.H., is assisting the family. To send a condolence, please visit www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 9, 2018
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