Birch, Adel F., age 88, of Pompton Plains, on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Born and raised in Paterson, Adel had lived in Hawthorne, Oakland and Wyckoff before moving to Pompton Plains. She worked as a factory worker in the garment and candy industry and had been a member of St. Clement’s Episcopal Church in Hawthorne and St. Albans Episcopal Church in Oakland.
Adel was the beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Birch (2004). Loving mother of Jacqueline Wall and her wife Annie Mullin of Wanaque and Richard J. Birch and his wife Margaret of Rocky Mountain, VA. Dear grandmother of Timothy J. Wall and his wife Barbara of Greenfield, NY, Jason Birch and his wife Stephanie of Utah and Jessica Bruce of Wanaque. Dearest great-grandmother of Emma, Grace, Kaylie, Joshua, Cameron, Corrine, Celia and Charlie.
A funeral service will be held at 11am on Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne. Entombment will follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Saturday, April 14, from 2-6pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grace Healthcare Services or to the Parkinson’s Foundation.