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William Joseph Adams
May 9, 1919 - August 5, 2013
Resident of San Jose, Ca
William passed away peacefully at home on August 5, 2013 at the age of 94. He was born on May 9, 1919; Bronx, New York to the late George and Rose Adams. He is also preceeded in death by his loving wife of 44years Catherine Mary Adams and his son Stephen W. Adams. He is survived by his daughter Catherine M. Hughes of Bryans Road, Maryland; his grandson's Christopher K. Hughes of Bryans Road, Maryland and Stephen M. Adams of Modesto, California; His granddaughter Colleen M. Hughes of Bryans Road, Maryland and six great-grandchildren. His sister-in-law Vita Adams of Los Angeles, California and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his companion Mildred H. (Dotty) Fuchs of Indian Head, Maryland. William served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He is an active member of the American Legion, the VFW, the Elks Lodge, and the Knights of Columbus. William worked for United Airlines for 31 years until he retired in 1981. He loved to fish and specnd time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed visiting hospitals in a clown suit to cheer up sick children. The family requests that in lieu of flowers that you make a donation to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. His Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 14th at 10:30 a.m.


Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Aug. 11, 2013
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