Robert M. Adams, 83

SEBAGO — Robert M. Adams, 83, of Sebago passed away after a lengthy illness Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Hospice House in Auburn.

He was born in Oakland on May 7, 1930, the son of Joseph and Hilda Adams.

Bob proudly served his country in the United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, during the Korean and Vietnam wars, retiring from military service in 1968. He later worked for General Electric as a Technical Publications manager, retiring in 1989.

Bob was a member of Delta Lodge in Lovell, where he was past master; Kora Shrine Highlanders Bagpipe Band where he served as pipe sergeant; Sebago Historical Society; and past selectman in Sebago. One of his great accomplishments was running the Boston Marathon three times.

He enjoyed taking care of his apple orchard, painting and woodworking. He loved golf and playing the “pipes” in the Highlander Bagpipe Band.

Bob was predeceased by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Cynthia Adams of Sebago; daughter, Candy-Jeanne Burke of Massachusetts; son, Scott Adams of Arizona; stepson, Scott Livermore of New Hampshire; stepdaughters, Lori Brunell of Massachusetts and Beth Jenkins of New Hampshire; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a niece and a nephew; and a brother, Ronald M. Adams of Bridgton.

A service will take place on Thursday, May 16 at 1 p.m. at the Sebago Community Church, Route 107 in Sebago. Burial will follow in the Sebago Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Rd., Auburn ME 04210.

Arrangements are under the care of Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa Street, Lewiston.

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