Elizabeth G. (Tuttle) Adams, 85

Elizabeth Adams

Elizabeth Adams

Elizabeth G. (Tuttle) Adams, 85, of Bridgton, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016, at the Hospice House in Auburn.

Betty was born in South Paris on July 2, 1931, a daughter of Clayton and Grace (Skinner) Pike. She attended local schools and was a graduate of Bridgton Academy in 1949.

She was a homemaker most of her life and, in 1972, she purchased Tut’s Store in North Waterford and ran it until 1987.

Betty was active with the Waterford Fair Association.

She married Fred Tuttle in 1952 and he passed away in 1980. She later married the late Chester Adams, to whom she was married for 25 years.

Betty is predeceased by her four brothers, Wendell, Bob, Fred and Herb Pike; and four sisters, Edith Monk, Ruth O’Brien, Rita St. John, and Laura Richardson.

Surviving are her two sons, Jerry Tuttle and his wife Pat of Bridgton, and Ken Tuttle of Cape Cod; her daughter Debbie Merrill of Hawaii; two sisters, Lila Hill of Norway, and Eva Thurlow of Casco; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Elm Vale Cemetery, Sweden Road, Waterford. If desired, donations in Betty’s memory may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are in the care of Chandler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton. Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.chandlerfunerals.com

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