Joshua Dale Adickes

Joshua Dale Adickes

AGE: 27 • Berlin, MD

Joshua Dale Adickes, 27, of Berlin, MD., died on June 30, 2013 in Ocean City, Maryland as a result of an aircraft accident. Born September 15, 1985 in Hackettstown, NJ., "Josh" was the son of Dale & Geraldine Lance Adickes of Long Valley, NJ., He was a lifelong resident of the greater Long Valley, NJ., area and has lived in Maryland for the past two years.

Josh proudly served as an Ocean City, Md. police officer for the last 2 years and was posthumously promoted to the rank of Police Officer First Class. Joshua was a member of the Highlands Presbyterian Church, Schooley's Mtn., NJ. A graduate of West Morris High School, Washington Twp., Morris County, NJ., He was a three sport athlete consisting of football, Wrestling and his favorite sport, Lacrosse. Josh was also a member of the Maryland P.B.A. and an honorary member of the Ocean City Police Bagpipers Band.

In addition to his Mom and Dad, Josh is survived by two Brothers: Jeremy W. Adickes, of Long Valley, NJ., and Justin P. Adickes, serving with the U.S. Navy. Maternal Grandfather, Jason Lance and Step Grandmother Jean Lance, of Long Valley, NJ. His Endearing Grandfather figure, Jay S. Katzenstein, of Port Murray, NJ., who was predeceased by his partner and Josh's Grandmother, Marjorie L. Wydner in 2012. Joshua is also survived by a host of extended family and friends in both New Jersey and Maryland.

Friends may call on Monday, July 8, 2013, from 2-4 & 6-9 pm at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ., 07840. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, 7-9-13, 11:00 AM at the Highlands Presbyterian Church, 3 Heath Lane, Schooley's Mtn., NJ., 07870 with the Reverend Amy Lincoln presiding. Interment will take place immediately following the funeral at Fairmount Cemetery, Fairmount, NJ. In Lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to: The Maryland Chapter of "Concerns of Police Survivors", P.O. Box 48, Worton, Md, 21678 ( Condolences may be sent online to: www.cochranfu in Joshua's name.

Funeral Home

Cochran Funeral Home
905 High Street Hackettstown, NJ 07840
(908) 852-3361

Published in Daily Record on July 7, 2013