Jack Adamo(1926 - 2013)

photoJack Adamo, 86, of Lemont, IL, passed away on August 10, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 14, 1926 in Chicago. Devoted husband of Wilma nee Youngs for 62 years, he is survived by his four children, Laura (Zachary) Bravos, James (Marie), Mary (Joseph) Friedman, and John (Lauren); grandchildren Nathan and Christian Hins, Maia Hampton, Patrick, Eileen, Ryan, Therese, Kieran and Nicholas Adamo, Roxanne and Madeline Robertson, and four great-grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Peter, Katherine Netto, Edward, and Nicholas Adamo; fond uncle and friend of many. Jack, a Navy veteran of WWII, worked at Argonne National Laboratory for 32 years. His passion for classical guitar inspired his children's love for the instrument. Jack also had a lifelong love of flying, and late in his life enjoyed helping a friend build an airplane. A private memorial service will be held in October. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias: http://www.nfed.org/. Information: Elements, 855-550-5151.

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Aug. 18, 2013