Adam Krivoshia Jr.
78, Indianapolis, formerly of Speedway, passed away June 21, 2012. He was born on May 17th, 1934 in Midland, Pennsylvania to his parents Adam and Daisy Krivoshia. Adam graduated from Midland High School where he met and shortly afterwards married the love of his life the former Gloria Beltramoli. The next year he was offered a scholarship to play football for and graduated from University of Wyoming and was a member of the Cowboy Joe Club. Go Broncos!
After college Adam served 5 years in the Air Force as a pilot. He flew a C-130(Hercules) aircraft in missions all over Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He resigned his commission in 1963 and moved to Speedway, Indiana. During his career he worked for Allison Transmission, Ford Motor Company and eventually co-owned KMR Claims with his wife Gloria. His last job was with Nissan Diesel as a Regional Service Manager. Adam and Gloria were married for 55 years. Adam was active in the Speedway Lions Club, a member of the Speedway "500" Men's club and sponsored his own golf outing the KroBarr Invitational every Friday before the 500. He also enjoyed playing poker and other card games, working puzzles, crosswords, Sudoku, dancing and spending time with his family, especially around the holidays. He was also a football fanatic that loved the Colts, and the Steelers. His favorite player was Peyton Manning. He was also a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and his favorite player was Roberto Clemente. Adam also loved to travel. He and his wife traveled all over Europe and the United States. He spent most of his life in Indiana, Florida and Arizona. Adam's greatest devotion was to his family.
He was preceded in death by his dear wife Gloria Krivoshia and his sister Helen Dapallonio and brother Rudy Krivoshia. He is survived by sons David(fiancée Dee DeBauche) Krivoshia of Green Bay, WI and Shaun (Laura) Krivoshia of Noblesville, IN, sister Rosemarie Karas, brothers Dan and Mike Krivoshia, grandchildren Patrick, Lauren, Katelyn, Cameron and Collin Krivoshia and his son-like relationship to his nephews Anthony (Robin) and Christopher Barr. He has nine nephews and six nieces.
You are invited to join the family in celebrating his life. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center - Speedway . Services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at the funeral center.
The family would like to thank the St. Vincent's ICO team for the wonderful care they gave Adam. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Julian Center of Indianapolis or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital . Condolences to: http://www.flannerbuchanan.com
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