Jean Adams Moiseichik, 86, of Hector, passed away July 31, 2011 of age-related causes. She was a graduate of Alfred University and began her career as a high school business teacher. Following marriage and the births of three children, Jean obtained her Masters degree in Elementary Ed from SUNY Cortland. She was a beloved kindergarten teacher in Trumansburg for twenty-three years, retiring in 1981. A resident of Hector for sixty-four years, she was a member of the Hector Presbyterian Church where she held numerous positions of ministry and service. She married John Moiseichik in later life and together they enjoyed winters in Florida, dancing, numerous friendships and a common commitment to young people. Jean's greatest joy was her family. She is survived by her beloved husband, John, a resident of Bethany Courtyards, Horseheads; three children, Sally Ward (Francis) of Rush, NY, Dr. Stephen Adams (Emalese) of West Lafayette, IN, M. Jeffrey Adams (Cynthia) of Wheaton, IL; a stepson, Dyke Moiseichik (Nancy) of Fayetteville, AR; ten grandchildren, Patrick Ward, Kimberly Kennedy, April Ward Kimball, Dr. Anne Ward Bolkcom, Rachel, Sarah, Hannah, Abigail, Michael and Matthew Adams; one great-grandchild, Genevieve; six step-grandchildren; a sister, Betsy Bither; a niece, Janet Canfield who was especially close to her, and numerous other nieces and nephews. Friends and family called at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. Fourth Street, Watkins Glen on Wednesday, August 3 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services where held on Thursday, August 4 at 11 a.m. at the Hector Presbyterian Church. Those who wish to remember Jean may honor her legacy to children with a gift in her name to Schuyler Head Start, 323 Owego Street, Montour Falls, NY 14865. Condolences and remembrances at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.