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Richard Adam

After a long courageous battle with cancer, Richard F. Adam, 64, of Roscoe, passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. Born in Brownsville on July 28, 1949, he was the son of the late Alex and Jennie Salvato Adam. A Vietnam veteran, he proudly served in the Marines where he attained the rank of corporal. Rich was very well known for his community involvement in the Roscoe area and for his willingness to help others. He was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Roscoe Fire Company, American Legion Post 801, 5-Town Park and was a councilman for Roscoe Borough. In his spare time he could often be found cutting grass at 5-Town Park or working in his garage. Left to cherish the countless memories are his wife of 40 years, Gail Jones Adam; daughter, Tricia Adam Jobes and husband, Jason; son, Ryan Adam and wife, Alyssa; grandchildren, Gracie, Aiden and Presleigh Jobes and Roman, Reese, Tyler and Janie Adam; brother, Michael Adam and wife, Ginny; sisters, Mary Ann Molish and husband, Steve, and Gina Martin and husband, Paul; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the MELENYZER-DuBARR FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATION SERVICES INC., 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe, where a blessing service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Roscoe, with the Rev. James Bump presiding. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. American Legion Post 801 will conduct services in the funeral home at 7 p.m. Monday.


We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother/father. His suffering is finally over... Prayers to your family. Bob and Cathy Fowler

Cathy and Rober Fowler Nov 15 2013 12:00 AM

Such a wonderful man. He will be missed. God Bless You all.

Mary & Tom Pfrogner Nov 12 2013 12:00 AM

Gail & Family How fortunate you were to have such a wonderful husband and father. May Richard find eternal happiness with God. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Michael, Carolyn & Rachel Loewy Nov 11 2013 12:00 AM

Aunt Gail, Tricia and Ryan many thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Chris, Tracy, Alexis and Nathan

Tracy Nov 11 2013 12:00 AM

Dear Gail, Praying for friends to comfort you, faith to uphold you, and loving memories to ease your sadness and heartache. My deepest sympathies.

Lori Morgan Nov 11 2013 12:00 AM

Aunt Gail, Tricia and Ryan so sorry to hear of Uncle Ricks passing. He was a great man with a great heart. He will be greatly missed. Many thoughts and prayers to you and the entire family.

Tracy Adam Nov 10 2013 12:00 AM

Ricky will be surely missed by many. Uncle Alex & Aunt Jenny would be very proud of him. Now no more pain & suffering, he is now with God and all those who wait for him. If there are vehicles in heaven hope they are Chevys. TCGB... Cousin Alex and family.

Alex Adams Nov 10 2013 12:00 AM

Our condolences to family and friends. Heaven has a new Angel.

George & Melissa Crow Nov 9 2013 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss, He was a great Guy, he will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

The Wadsworth's Nov 9 2013 12:00 AM

Our thoughts & prayers are with you, I will always remember Rich's warm smile & huge heart. Steven, Leigh, Evan & Cooper Bower

Leigh Bower & Family Nov 9 2013 12:00 AM