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Adelaide Milmore  "Babe" Ford

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“Hi All, sorry we couldn't be there for Babe's funeral. We have lost touch over the years but my fondest memories of Babe were her sense of humor and...Read More »
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“My deepest sympathy, Kevin, to you and your family on the passing of your mother.--Beverly Temple ”
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Adelaide Milmore Ford "Babe", of West Newton, MA, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, peacefully in her home, at 102 years-old.
Adelaide was born June 8, 1915 in Watertown, MA, where she spent her childhood. In 1942, she married the love of her life, John R. Ford of Watertown, MA, and together, raised three children.
For many years, Adelaide worked as a switchboard operator for both, the New England Telephone Company and WGBH TV, Boston. She enjoyed a full life of travel, swimming at the YMCA, ballroom dancing, reading, and spending time with friends and family.
She is survived by her son, Kevin Ford; daughter, Karen (Ford) Bricker, and her husband, Bob Bricker; granddaughter, Caitlin (Bricker) Shapiro, and her husband, Zachary Shapiro; grandson, Jonathan Bricker; and by many family members and friends. She is predeceased by her husband, John Ford; son, Richard Ford; brother John Milmore; and sister, Lillian (Milmore) Aherne.
A wake will be held on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Eaton Funeral Home in Needham, followed by a funeral mass at St. Bernard Parish in Newton. She will be laid to rest at the Newton Cemetery, with her late husband and son by her side.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital : www.stjude.org.