John H. Adee, age 71, a retired CIGNA executive and West Conshohocken Borough Councilman, died Tuesday, March 20, of Cardio-Pulmonary failure at Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia.|
John was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Jeanette and Horace Adee.
He graduated in 1962 with honors from Princeton University where he was president of Cloister Inn and a member of the Princeton Triangle Show. John was also an accomplished trombonist who played in the Princeton Marching Band and a jazz combo group who performed on and off campus.
John joined Connecticut General, now CIGNA, upon his college graduation. He was a vice president of marketing and later joined the international division from where he then retired in 1997.
Currently John was a West Conshohocken Borough Councilman, and a member of the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church. He and his wife enjoyed volunteering as a host family for Hosts for Hospital, a non-profit organization that offers lodging to families from all over the world who come to the Philadelphia area for medical treatments.
John will be fondly remembered by his friends and family for his keen wit and intellect. He was dubbed the "Renaissance Man" for his knowledge on subjects ranging from art history, sports, music, philosophy and technology.
John is survived by his wife of 50 years, Annelouise "Pinky"; daughter, Jeannemarie, mother of Abigail, Anais, Alana, and Aria; son, John Junior (Colleen), parents of John III, Jorgi, and Jameson; daughter, Judith Leppek (David), parents of Dorothy and Daphne. He is also survived by his brother, Dr. Bruce Adee and his family of Seattle, Wash.
Relatives and friends may pay respects on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 10 a.m. in the outdoor Garden Chapel of Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Ave. A service will commence at 11 a.m.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Fine Art department or one's favorite charity.
Professional arrangements entrusted to the William A. Moore Funeral Home, 708 Fayette St., Conshohocken.
Published in The Times Herald on Mar. 25, 2012