Helen “Doris” (Oleen) Adamsen

February 6, 1924 ~ August 20, 2022 (age 98)


Helen "Doris" Oleen Adamsen,  born in Bronx, NY 2-6-1924 Passed August 20, 2022 at the age of 98. Doris spent many years raising her family in Lancaster, NY. Doris and her family were members of the Lancaster Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday School, led the youth group, and held other leadership positions at church activities and functions.

After a short residence in Park Ridge, IL, Doris and Bill moved to the Syracuse area and settled in North Syracuse. Doris was active at Plymouth Congregational Church in Syracuse. At one time, Doris served as president of the YWCA in Syracuse.  

Doris and her family spent many years tent camping and boating during the summers. After Bill and Doris moved to Syracuse they purchased a summer camp in Saranac Inn, NY. She loved the camp and was president of the newly formed Back Bay Association (BBA) for the first 20+ years of its existence. The BBA continues today.

Doris was a wife (William A),  sister (Eunice, Herbert), mother (Karen Tanner (Glen), David (Denise), Arthur (Carmen), Grandmother (10), and Great-grandmother (13). Doris will now be with her beloved husband, Bill. Doris will be missed by many.

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