Sister Adelaide joined the Ursuline Sisters in 1955 from St Philomena Parish and Sacred Heart Academy. She taught at Immaculate Conception (Willoughby), St. Joseph (Avon Lake) and St. Jerome and Immaculate Conception, both in Cleveland. She taught and was principal at St. Mary (Mentor), served as principal at St. Clare (Lyndhurst) and was the technology teacher for Grades K-8 at Christ the King (East Cleveland). She ministered to the Beaumont School community as tech coordinator, media teacher and assistant technology coordinator, while also assisting with technology for the Ursuline congregation. Currently, Sister Adelaide coordinates/maintains the TV bulletin board at Merici Crossings.