Patrick Adams
Greetings for 'The Boys'
When Patrick Adams would return home from work at Fuji Bank, he would greet not only his family, but the fish in the aquarium at the Adamses' apartment in Flatbush, Brooklyn, said his daughter Balynda Adams. "He would come home and say to them, 'How are you doing?' " she said. "He would call them 'the boys.' "

Mr. Adams, 61, was a security officer in Fuji's offices in 2 World Trade Center, working on the 81st floor. After one of the hijacked airliners struck the building and ignited a raging fire, "he called and said he was trapped in the World Trade Center," Ms. Adams said. "We got it on the answering machine."

"He was basically a family man," Ms. Adams said. "He would make sure everything is O.K., everybody is happy." As for his relationship with marine life, it was not limited to the home aquarium. "He liked fishing, and would go to Connecticut to fish," his daughter said.
Published by Newsday on Oct. 29, 2001.
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Remembering Patrick on the 20th anniversary of 9/11....
Cindy Roe
August 30, 2021
Prayers and remembrance to this family especially today!
Lesley Weathers
September 11, 2020
We will never forget. Rest in peace.
September 13, 2019
Its so unfortunate what happened to Patrick at the Twin Towers. He shall never be forgotten.
July 9, 2019
Rest in Peace Patrick, God Bless your family and friends.
Louise Scalzo
March 29, 2017
Today I climbed stairs for Patrick Adams! Rest in Peace!
Shamika Rohr
September 9, 2016
I´m From Argentina. I took this pic of the memorial. Hope you like it.
Guillermo Culaciati
December 23, 2014
Never to be forgotten
September 12, 2014
Patrick, you'd be in your 70s and probably be fishing somewhere enjoying the peace and calm of your hobby. You didn't deserve what happened and even though I didn't know you, I hurt for you and for your family. I wish I did know you, you'd be someone who would be interesting to know. God Bless you and may you be at peace.
Daniel Morgan
January 9, 2014
I am a student at the Rutherford Opportunity Center and we are learning about 9-11 today. This family is in my prayers.
Kayla Hollifield
September 11, 2013
To the family of Patrick Adams:
Patrick will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not allow those we lost on 9/11 be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you.
Peggy Childers
September 10, 2013
Barbara Boam & Kim Rogers walked a mile for you (mile #13) on 9/13/11 as a dedication to your life.
Barbara Boam
September 13, 2011
We hold you in our hearts.
Kymberli Colbourne
September 11, 2011
To Patrick's family...I saw you on tv today at the memorial wearing t-shirts. I'm just a mom living in California. Please accept my heartfelt expression of sympathy and peace to your family as you remember Patrick and know I am still touched to this day by this event and am so sorry for your loss.
September 11, 2011
Rayeisha Wheeler
November 19, 2010

I offer my warmest condolences to the family Adams?
October 1, 2010
My Heartfelt Prayers
I am here for you....
Mohamed Lou Lou
September 8, 2010
May you rest in peace.
August 22, 2010
Lord, I pray that you will comfort Patrick's family this day and that your peace will fill their lives. I pray that his family will be comforted by happy memories of him on this day.
Cheryl Coleman
September 11, 2009
Happy St. Patrick's Day & Happy Birthday!!!
Doug Abraham
March 17, 2009
Happy Birthday & St. Patrick's Day!!!
Doug Abraham
March 17, 2008
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
March 5, 2008
I remember Mr. Adams and his family from our neighborhood in Guyana and I am deeply saddened by the events that claimed his life.
My thoughts go out to his family and I pray that he is in a better place.
Heather Cato
September 12, 2007
may god be with your family each and every day.
g d
September 10, 2007
Happy Birthday!!!
Doug Abraham
March 17, 2007
Very sorry about your loss! Sincere sympathy, Pat - R.N. in TN
Patsy Jo Reed Sircy
October 27, 2006
god bless
October 23, 2006
As I stitched your name on the memorial that I am doing for all of the victims, I prayed for you and your family. Please know that your death was not in vane. We will always remember.
Kristine Furstenberg
October 10, 2006
May your family remember the wonderful times you shared during your brief stay on Earth.
September 15, 2006
I pray for your family during this hard time. I hope that none of us forgets this tragdey and all those that died. I pray that you are with Jesus.
Jennifer Moore
September 13, 2006
god bless
tiffany coleman
September 12, 2006
We will never forget. Our thoughts are with you, Patrick's family.
September 10, 2006
I am sorry for your loss please visit a new site I have made in honor of the 5th anniversary it is for all victims as well as my Daughter Jeanmarie Wallendorf who I lost in the Trade Center.
Christine Barton
September 9, 2006
In memory...
P Tabbernor
August 17, 2006
we will never forget
P Tabbernor
November 4, 2005
My husband and I would like to express our deepest, and heartfelt sympathy to Patrick's wife and the Adams Family. May we know that we will never forget 9/11/01, and, we will continue to pray that Patrick and the others that perished on that horrific day, will always, always be in our hearts and minds.
Gerard Family
September 12, 2005
My husband and I would like to express our deepest, and heartfelt sympathy to Patrick's wife and the Adams Family.

We will never forget 9/11/01, and, we will continue to pray that Patrick and the others that perished on that horrific day, will always, always be in our hearts and minds.
Gerard Family
September 12, 2005
To the family of Patrick Adams my heartful prayers are with you I knew Mr. Adams because I used to work in the Trade Center at the visitors desk. I have also lost my sister Shevonne Mentis on that horrifing date. I just wanted to say May God Continue to bless you and your family may his light forever more guide you and give you peace
love a friend in Jesus.
Carlotta Mentis-Phillip
September 11, 2005
I dont know Patrick or any of his family but i was reviewing his guest book and I am so sorry for your loss and everyother life lost on that horrible day. I noticed no one has signed in a long time just know that almost 4 years later I still remember many of us do. May God always be with you and know Patrick was defenitly a wonderful man
June 1, 2005

June 6, 2004
1 mile was walked to honor the life of Patrick and all the family, friends and loved ones he left behind. May you find some comfort in knowing that you do not grieve alone and he will forever be in our thoughts and prayers.

Patrick, may you rest in peace.
Kathy Swaringen
October 11, 2003
God Bless You and may Peace be with you on this day.
September 11, 2003
To the Adams family,
I had the honor to know and work with Patrick. He was stationed outside of my office at Fuji Bank in the World Trade Center and there was always a certain peace about him.

We would share a few laughs and also talk about his country and at all times I felt nothing but good feelings for him.

I share in your lose and I miss Patrick very much.

God bless you always.
James Outerbridge
September 11, 2003
To family of Patrick Adams -
On this second anniversary of the day that changed all of our lives forever, please know that your loved one is always with you in spirit and in your hearts. On the 1st anniversary of 9/11, I sang at a tribute service at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church here in Houston and each person in the church was given a card with the name of someone who was lost in the terror of that day. I received the card with the name Patrick Adams on it. Then I only knew his name and age. Now in reading the entries for Mr. Adams in the guest book, I've found another connection to him I would never have known I had. His pet name for his fish - "The Boys" - that's my pet name for my two cats, Lemone and Rudy.
Today I pray for peace for your family and friends and for our world. God bless us all!
Donna Rodgers
September 11, 2003
Dear Mrs. Adams and Family,
What a loving man Patrick was. My husband is the same age and I can only image what you've been through and are still experiencing.
Please accept my sympathy and prayers. God Bless you all.
Phyllis Berte
October 4, 2002
Patrick, my thoughts and prayers are with you - may you be gazing upon the face of Jesus this very day. Please pray for me until we meet.
John Brentin
September 20, 2002
may peace be with you
anne jones
September 16, 2002
May god bless you and your family in your time of grief, I was in New York a few years ago and I remember the beauty of the towers, I will always have those good memories in my heart and for life be touched by ordinary people like patrick that seemed to live everyday to the fullest. Your family and many other families like yours that were personally touched by 9-11-01 are in my thoughts and prayers, god bless
April Bauer
September 12, 2002
Hi my name is Kevin Drury, and I'm a student at Elkhorn Middle School, and since 9/11 is coming up again I thought you should know that we're all feeling so sorry for the loss you suffered about a year ago. I wish you the best of luck to you and the rest of your family the best of luck.
kevin drury
September 10, 2002
I did not know Patrick, Mrs. Adams, but I'm sure God welcomed him with open arms.
God bless him and those he left behind.
Frank Griffin
Frank Griffin
September 8, 2002
Bryce Dargatz
September 6, 2002
August 20, 2002
Mrs. Adams & Family,

Your husband sounds much like my own husband. Everytime I feed & talk to our fish I will think of your Patrick. How terrible a loss it must be for you & the other families. May you always feel his enduring presence.
Suzanne Neis
August 15, 2002
Angela & Anthony Clement
June 13, 2002
Patrick seemed like a wonderful man and my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. God bless.
Lindsey Neubauer
May 21, 2002
Patrick sounds like a wonderful man. I am just wanting to let the family know that he will always be remembered in our hearts and prayers. God bless you all.
Del Newberry
May 6, 2002
I am The mother of one of the lost who worked in tower 2 Jeanmarie wallendorf and I did not know Mr. Adams but i am trying to go through some and pay my respects by writting in here and reading there profile he seemed like a lovely man and i am so sorry for your loss
Christine Barton
April 29, 2002
May God bless your family and watch over them as you would. Our prayers are with you.
April 5, 2002
Ms. Adams & Boys:
I cannot imagine...God Bless and Keep You...Peace and Love to all of you..Brooke
Brooke Frierson
March 28, 2002
I pray for all of you. May God be with you all at this time of need. Remember America shares your loss.
Ana Cativo
March 12, 2002
Thank you for all Patrick was and brought to this world. His life will leave "heartprints" on so many.
March 10, 2002
I met him before I joined the GDF,he would stop the school van and allow me to speak to my future wife.I thank him for being so considerate.
Charles Roberts
January 22, 2002
I know how hard it is to live without your loved one. My brother is also missing and the hardest part is not knowing. I pray for you and your family. May you have the strength and courage to live and to always remember the joy your loved one has given you. God Bless You And Your Family
Lisa Dedvukaj
January 21, 2002
Such a cute story of Patrick talking to his fish. It made me giggle so Patrick is still touching lives in a positive way. We are deeply sorry for your loss of Patrick. May his life and love (along with talking to fish!) continue living in all who love him. May warm memories of times together lighten the pain in your hearts. Our hearts cry with you.
America Cries
We see your sorrow-
and our hearts cry....
We can not erase your pain
but you do not have to face the anguish alone-for we-
-the American people-
are beside you.
We so desperately want to have the touch that brings you comfort,
the strength that gives you courage,
and the words to lighten your spirits.
And when we are left speechless
may the silence of our nation weave love into your hearts
to ease your sorrow.
May you find healing through our nation's strength as we-
-the American people-
face this difficult time together. Our hearts are with you. Teresa Jahn
Dixon, IL
Teresa Jahn
January 11, 2002
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Mr. Adams.
Mark Capper
January 10, 2002
To the family of Patrick Adams,

I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that someone in NC is saying a prayer for Patrick.
January 6, 2002
My prayers are with the Adams Family. I have know Patrick from back home (GT) and I know that he is with the Lord today. My deepest sympathy go out to his wife and family. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE.
Diana McGowan
December 31, 2001
My deepest condolences and heartfelt prayers go out to all of you who lost this very special man. I lost my own father this year and can honestly say only *God and time can heal this great a loss.

*He is amazing though and He will comfort you if you draw near to him, that's his PROMISE!!
Cyndi Keech
December 29, 2001
Patrick, thank you for the sacrifice you made to protect the freedom I sometimes take for granted. We may have never met, but your loss has been felt.
Meredith Lewis
December 24, 2001
November 30, 2001
Dear Adams Family~
I am terribly sorry for your horrific loss. I know what it like to lose someone, I also lost someone in the World Trade Towers. I hope that all of your sorrow is some day gone, and that the light that he is in a better place will fill your hearts. But remember he died a hero, he died during the fight against terrorism.
Emily chiznewski
November 26, 2001
Dear Adams Family,
I know that this has been a great loss on you to not only lose one but two family members. Know my heat goes out to you all. You will be in my prayers. I am truly sorry and know that this letter can not bring Patrick back. But i hope it can bring comfort and peace to you. May god bless you all and watch over you though this tough time.
If there is anything i could ever do feel free to e-mail me. Take care and God bless. Our Nation will rise again but the TRUE HEROS will live in out hearts forever.
Love Always,
Sarah (age 16)
Sarah Nix
November 14, 2001
Dear Adams' family,
I'm very sorry about the September 11th attacks and I just wanted to let you know that my thoughts, prayers and heart go out to you and everyone else. My grandmother knew someone on one of the flights. I'm very sorry. Patrick will be with you forever even though he had to be lost to the hands of terrorists...I'm very sorry, you don't know me but I just wanted to tell you my prayers are with you
Kristen Newbury
November 10, 2001
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