Daniel James "Addy" Adinolfi
1945 - 2020
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NORTH ATTLEBORO - Daniel James ("Addy") Adinolfi, loving husband of Kathleen Marie (Anderson) Adinolfi, died peacefully on June 13, 2020 at Hope Health Hospice Care in Providence. Daniel was the son of James J. Adinolfi and Sophie (Dowgalia) Adinolfi of North Attleboro.

Dan was born on December 10, 1945 and lived most of his life in North Attleboro. He was a standout offensive and defensive lineman on the North Attleboro High School football teams of the early 1960s, achieving both all-Bristol County honors during his career and subsequent enshrinement in 1994 in the Attleboro Area Football Hall of Fame. Another of his high school highlights was being voted "Liveliest" by his classmates as his 1963 class superlative, an honor he lived up to continuously throughout his adult life.
Dan was an avid and skilled golfer who qualified twice for the AAGA Championship.

He was a member for many years at Locust Valley Country Club and was a regular in the Tuesday Night Industrial League and Saturday morning "bips and bops" games held at "The Val". He especially enjoyed the camaraderie and assorted Club festivities found on The Locust Valley Porch overlooking the second green with longtime friends such as Peter Fontaine, Rich LeCompte, Peter Murray Sr., and Tim Alger, where it was never too warm, never too cool, and always with just the right amount of breeze.

One of Dan's favorite annual activities was his family's annual weeklong summer vacation in Wareham at the cottage owned by his lifelong friends the Phipps family. While the cottage had no running water or electricity and was accessible only by traversing a long dirt road, that cottage and those vacations provided countless great memories with his wife Kathy, son Andy, and Kevin, Ginny, Sandi, Michael, and Kathie Phipps in the form of cookouts, food fights, board games, and overnight sleepouts in the backyard tent.

In addition to his wife Kathleen and son Andy, Dan is survived by his sister Dorothy Brown of Chelmsford, MA, brother-in-law Don Anderson of Attleboro, sister-in-law Madeleine Anderson of North Attleboro, ten nephews, and one niece.

The family will be holding a private memorial remembrance of Dan in the near future. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Oncology Department at Sturdy Memorial Hospital which was so instrumental in making his final days comfortable and peaceful. To those closest to him, Danny will always be remembered as an exceedingly good man who never turned down a request for help.

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Published in Sun Chronicle on Jun. 19, 2020.
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June 27, 2020
I'm so sorry to hear of your loved and deepest condolences are extended to you. Something that's helped me through the death of loved ones is to reflect on 1 Corinthians 15:26.
June 25, 2020
So sorry to hear of Dan's passing. Shared many a good time with him at "The Val". RIP my friend.
Bob Parker
June 23, 2020
Dear Kathy, Andy, Family, & Friends,
We are so sorry about Danny, he will be missed so much. This picture is from memories working together at the North Attleboro Gas Company. RIP Danny !!

Sincere sympathy & with love,
Rich & Chris LeCompte
Rich & Chris LeCompte
June 22, 2020
My deepest condolences Kathy, Andy and family. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Heaven has gained a special angel. Rest in Peace Andy
sheila paquette
June 20, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
June 20, 2020
Kathy, I am so sorry for your loss. Remember you both from high school. My sincere condolences.
Linda Claupin Lewis
June 20, 2020
Kathy, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Sending my sincere condolences to you. May your many friends offer you support to get you through
Betty Lou Evertoon
June 20, 2020
We are very sorry for your loss. Dan was a great guy and we always enjoyed seeing him and hearing a story or two
Jeff and Lisa Orfan
June 19, 2020
Addy was a great friend and I have a lot of great memories of HS & our days in Montana.RIP Addy. RayCorky Beaupre
Ray Beaupre
June 19, 2020
our thoughts and prayers are with the family in this sad time, Dan will be missed. RIP Dan
Don Reynolds
June 19, 2020
So very sorry to hear of Danny's passing.
Jon Underhill
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