ADAMKOWSKI, Victor of Oldsmar, Florida and formerly of Utica and Whitesboro, NY, died peacefully of pancreatic cancer Feb. 13, 2013. He was the son of Franciszek Adamkowski and Agata Marczak who migrated to America from Poland. Victor was once married to Lillian Downs and they had six sons: Michael of Haverhill, NH, Victor of Antioch, TN, James of Saline, MI, Paul (deceased), Christopher of Raleigh, NC, and Stephen of Vernon, NY. Victor leaves nine grandchildren: Ashley, Paul, Andrew, Rachel, Alyssa, John, Vajl, Tai and Alexis. He faithfully served in the USAF during the Korean war
and was an engineer, retired from General Electric Corp, Utica. He touched the lives of many through his life mission to teach and help others with engineering projects. In 2005 he moved to Florida with his "sweetheart", Mary Ann Eells and his dog, Stashu, who survive him. A Memorial service will be held 11 am on Saturday, Feb. 23 at St. Alfred's Episcopal Church, 1601 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor.