Ada M. Pittsley Macomber died Nov. 8 at 100 years old.

She was the widow of Richard S. Macomber, to whom she was married for 52 years.

She was born in Fairhaven on Feb. 6, 1923, the daughter of the late Ada H. Parkin and Everett C. Pittsley. She graduated from Fair Haven High School in 1940 and St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1944. She then attended Boston University as a cadet nurse scholarship student.

In 1964 she was employed at the Community Nurse Association of Fairhaven. She worked as its administrator from 1977 until retiring in 1984.

Ada served on the board of directors of the Massachusetts Association of Community Home Health Agencies and was a member of St. Luke’s Hospital Alumnae Association and a participant in the Harvard Nurses Health Study.

She volunteered for several organizations, served as a director and secretary of the Fairhaven Improvement Association, president of Fairhaven Music Parents and sat on the boards of the New Bedford Symphony and the Greater New Bedford Concert Series. She was also a member of Greater Boston Youth Symphony Parents Association.

In 1985, she and her husband retired to Naples, Fla. While living there she was president and secretary of the Glades Ladies Golf Association and director of the Glades Blood Pressure Screening Program. She returned to Massachusetts in 2008.

Ada is survived by her daughter Donna Blackburn and her husband David of Edgartown; sons Curtis Macomber and his wife Judith of Riverdale, N.Y., and Brian Macomber and his wife Cindy of Austin, Tex.; and her granddaughter Jenna, also of Austin, Tex.

She was the sister of the late Everett C. Pittsley Jr.

A graveside service will be held at a later date.

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