Edward Stanley Adams

01/12/2015 4:34 PM |

Edward Stanley Adams of Mattituck died at his home Jan. 12, 2015.  He was 76. 

Born in Mattituck, Oct. 26, 1938, to Frank and Katherine (née Miska) Adams, he was a graduate of Mattituck High School.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and then as a reservist.

Ed had been a custodian for Mattituck-Cutchogue School District for 33 years before his retirement. He also served as Commissioner for the Mattituck Park District for 14 years and was a member of the Eastern Long Island Bowling Association for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Ryan, whom he married on December 12, 1976 in Jamesport; his daughters, Cindy Anderson and Joan Coby, both of Riverhead; his brother, Tony, of Lenox, Mass.; his sister, Vera Taborsky of Venice, Fla.; and four grandchildren, Tim Lohr, Jr., Kyle Lohr, William Anderson and Kelly Anderson. He was predeceased by his brother Joe and his sister Stella Beckerich.

The family received visitors Jan. 14 at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. A funeral service was held  Jan. 15 at Mattituck Presbyterian Church. Interment, with U.S. Army honors, took place at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society would be appreciated.

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