Margaret Marie Adams, age 95, of Coal City, IL passed away Friday, January 22, 2021 at Heritage Health in Dwight. She was born August 11, 1925 to Dominic and Julia (nee Peredetto) Bertoglio. She was born and raised in the Coal City area, graduating as Salutatorian from Coal City High School, Class of 1942. Margaret married John Adams, who was from South Wilmington, on March 7, 1943 in Morris. She worked as a secretary for many businesses over the years, including in the 1940s at the Joliet Arsenal, in the 1970s at Kerns Furniture, North American Furniture and McCluckie Oil, and in the 1980s as an Assistant H.R. Manager for Stepan Chemical, all while raising her family. Margaret was very active in her community, belonging to the Assumption Catholic Church, the Martha’s and the Coal City Junior Women’s Club. She was also honored as Woman of the Year. After retirement, Margaret provided in-home care to many local residents. She enjoyed being a seamstress, crocheting, quilting and baking. She was an avid card player and enjoyed cooking Italian Sunday Dinners. She is survived by her children: Sue Ann (Steven) Wright, Julie (Gary) Hughes, and John Jr. (Bonnie) Adams; nine grandchildren: Stacy (Doug) Rivara, Adam (Amber) Walsh, Joanna (Michael) Filippini, Jason Hughes, Gina (Matt) Weidling, Sara (Steve) Paulsen, AJ (Liz) Adams, Emily (Mari) Adams-Vielma and Seth Adams; eight great-grandchildren: Bailey and Riley Rivara, Davis and Maddie Walsh, Morgan and Maggie Filippini, and Taylor and Kaitlyn Noel; sister, Lucille (the late Bill) Wolfe; sisters-in-law, Sharon (the late Dominic) Bertoglio and Betty (the late George) Adams. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dominic and Julia Bertoglio; her husband of 58 years, John Adams; brother and sister-in-law, Joseph and Janice Bertoglio; brother, Dominic Bertoglio; brother-in-law, George Adams; brother- and sister-in-law, Cody (Shirley) Adams and Bill Wolfe, and sister and brother-in-law, Edna Mae (Celestine) Ciluffo. Memorials in Margaret’s name may be directed to the Coal City Food Pantry, 245 South Kankakee Street, Coal City, IL 60416. Visitation was Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Coal City, IL, with Reverend Raed Bader officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Braidwood. A mask must be worn and social distancing observed. Margaret’s grandchildren: Doug Rivara, Adam Walsh, Michael Filippini, Jason Hughes, Matt Weidling, Steve Paulsen, AJ Adams and Seth Adams served as pallbearers. Friends and family are encouraged to sign the online guestbook at: www.ferrarifuneral.com Ferrari Funeral Services of Coal City are entrusted with arrangements.