KINGSFORD - The ManorCare Resident of the Month for June is Emily Adams.
Emily was born at home in Iselin, N.J on June 22, 1924. Her parents were Raymond and Mildred Frazee.
Her father worked as a bulldozer operator, and her mother worked at Cornell Dubilier making condensers during the war and also at Westinghouse on the line assembly for televisions. Emily grew up with four brothers and five sisters. Her family heritage is French and Irish.
Emily attended Oak Tree School in Edison, N.J.. After attending school she found work at a pocketbook factory in South Plainfield, N.J. and later worked at Celotex.
While working at Celotex she met her future husband, Edward Adams. The couple dated for a short while and was united in marriage on May 25, 1950 at St. Cecilia Church in Iselin.
After marriage Emily became a stay-at-home wife and mother, and Edward continued to work for Celotex, which later became known as Jim Walters Corporation. The couple moved to the area after Edward was transferred for his job.
The couple has three children: Edward of Fuquay, N.C.; Marge (Ron) Kovala of Quinnesec; and Cathy (Jon) Engel of East Leroy, Mich. She is the proud grandmother of Jen Burger of Kingsford; Chad Mitchell of Williston, N.D.; Shelby Mitchell of Green Bay; and Tyler Kovala of Quinnesec. Great-grandchildren include Aaron Kennedy of Twenty-nine Palms, Calif.; Jacob, Jonathan, and Wyler Mitchell of Williston and Brianne and Kaya Burger of Kingsford.
Emily's enjoyments include spending time with her family and friends. Hobbies have included gardening. Emily has been a resident at ManorCare for one year. She is truly a wonderful lady and thought of very fondly by other residents and staff.