Sicko, Adam HALFMOON Adam Sicko, 95, of Halfmoon went home to be with the Lord on January 16, 2013 surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. Adam was born in Cohoes, N.Y. on May 1, 1917 and was the son of the late Adam and Katarin Sicko. Adam is predeceased by his siblings, Katie, Sue, Ann, John, Peter and Paul. Adam is predeceased by his loving wife Dora, whom he could not wait to spend eternity with. Adam is survived by his son, Thomas Sicko (Nancy) of Halfmoon and his nephew, Michael (Deidra and Austin) Sage of Hollyhill, Fla. Adam leaves behind his adoring grandchildren, Timothy (Katie) Sicko of Charlton and Michelle (John) Hickok of Halfmoon. Adam also leaves behind his four great-grandchildren that never ceased to bring a smile to his face, Justin and Tyler Sicko and Noah and Eli Hickok. Adam adored his family and loved spending time with his nieces and nephews, Bob (Leslie) Sage of Hollywood, Fla., Donna (Bill) Ferguson of Daytona Beach, Fla., Butch (Bobbi) Sage of Largo, Fla., Deborah (Keith) Roberts of Clifton Park, and Guy (Robin) Sage of Mechanicville, N.Y. When Adam retired from Behr Manning he and his wife Dora moved to Daytona Beach, Fla., where he lived for approximately thirty years before moving back to Halfmoon. In Florida, Adam woke bright and early every morning to join his friends on the Main Street Pier in Daytona Beach. He loved to go fishing and especially enjoyed taking his grandchildren with him. Adam also enjoyed playing the organ and going to church. On many occasions Adam would play his organ for family and friends. He enjoyed singing and it was not uncommon for him to greet family, friends, and acquaintances with a humorous song. He would often visit Paul and Madeline Sicko whom he was very fond of and the employees at The Garden Gate Florist, greeting them with one of his favorite songs. Adam loved to share jokes with those around him and found it a joy to make people laugh. His favorite way to greet people was to shout, "Happy New Year!" He was a busy man and enjoyed working in his garden in his younger years. Adam was generous beyond words, always lending a helping hand for those in need. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Funeral will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9, Clifton Park. Calling hours will be from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday (today) at the funeral home. Interment will be in Memory Gardens, Colonie, N.Y. Memorial contributions may be made to the Temple Baptist Church Youth Ministry, 142 Lower Newtown Rd., Waterford, NY 12188. Arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9 Clifton Park.
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Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home
1550 Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065
Published in Albany Times Union on Jan. 18, 2013