Abigail R. Adams – 5/16/2019

May 17th, 2019

Abigail R. Adams, 78, of Marcus hook passed away on May 16th at Crozer Keystone Hospice in Ridley Park.  She was born in Ridley Park to the late John and Ruth Tomlinson.  Abigail was a graduate of Ridley High School with the class of 1959.  She then went on to Graduate from Nursing School and worked her entire career as an LPN where her last assignment before retirement was at Wallingford Nursing Home.  She liked gardening, birdwatching, and watching cooking shows.  What she enjoyed most, however, was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, William and John Tomlinson. She is survived by her children, Robert Tuohey, Ruth Tuohey, and James Tuohey; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Steven Tomlinson; sisters, Joan Meehan, and Joyce Stanton.

Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 23rd at 8pm at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home 1459 Market St. Linwood, PA.  Friends and family are invited to call from 7-8pm.  Burial will be private.  Online condolences can be sent through

6 thoughts on “Abigail R. Adams – 5/16/2019

  • By Tracy Ross-Martinelli on


    Sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. I remember her when we were little. May loving memories of your mother fill your thoughts during your time of sorrow.

    • By Rth on

      Tracy I have been thinking about you and wondered where you ended up. You were one of first friends growing up. And your Mom was very close with mine. I will leave my email address here if you want to reply.

  • By Sheila Hicks on

    To the Family of Ms. Abigail Adams,

    I would like to express my heartfelt condolences. I pray that the “God of Comfort”, (2 Cor. 1:3) grant you peace and comfort you now and in the months to come.


  • By Sue Bastin on

    Aunt Abbie, I hope where you are is amazing and the people we miss were waiting for you. Much love to you. Ma’s heart is broken and she will miss you tremendously. She will be talking with you every day as she does with Mom-Mom.
    Ruth, Bob, Jim….I am so sorry as this is a huge loss for all of you. I hope you are able to find comfort in every memory, story, photo, and each other. Love to you all!!

  • By Barb Patton on

    What a beautiful and strong woman. Love to all my cousins! I feel your loss!

  • By Maryanne Hamilton on

    So sorry Ruth. Prayers for you and the family. May your Mother rest in peace. 🙏🙏🙏

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