CHICOPEE – Michael J. Adams, 56, of Chicopee, passed away Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in Ware.
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Michael was born in Holyoke, to John and Loretta (Veillette) Adams, and had graduated from Granby High School.
Mike was a "Jack of all Trades"; a strander for various wiring companies, he was an aide for the former Belchertown State School, and most recently he had worked as a painter.
He enjoyed restoring old buggy's, loved fishing, gardening, the outdoors, and National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, but most of all he adored his family.
Besides his parents John and Loretta Adams of Belchertown, he is survived by his sons Landis Adams and his wife Deanna of Ware, and Rory Adams of Chicopee; his grandchildren Ian and Weston both of Ware; his companion Janet Willoughby of Chicopee, and her loving family; his sisters Sandra Hooten and her husband Jacques and Cynthia Flynn and her husband Michael all of Belchertown, and Judith Briggs Czohara of Westbrook, Connecticut; several nieces and nephews; and numerous good friends.
A memorial service will be Tuesday, June 3, at 11 a.m. at the Drozdal Funeral Home, 120 Damon Road, Northampton. Calling hours will be from 9 a.m. till the time of the service, in the funeral home.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Michael's memory to Wildlands Fund, c/o Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, 100 Heartwell Avenue, West Boylston, MA 01583.
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Drozdal Funeral Home
120 Damon Road Northampton, MA 01060
Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on May 31, 2014