Edward S. Adam
Thompson- Edward S. “Eddie” Adam, 74 died Saturday January 3, 2009 at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Lorraine (Heath) Adam for 52 years. Born in Putnam, Ct, he was the son of the late Shaban and Mary (Sagan) Adam.
Mr. Adam worked as a metalizer for Bolmet Metalizing for 10 years retiring in 2000. He had also worked as a mechanic for Freddie’s Motor Sales and in construction helping build the Thompson Dam and Interstate Route 395. He served in the US Army and was assistant fire chief for the West Thompson Fire Department. Eddie was a member of the Cargill Council 64, Knights of Columbus and an avid Red Sox fan.
In addition to his wife, Eddie is survived by three daughters, Deborah Byers of Parkersburg, WV, Lynn Bernklow of Thompson and Rhonda Nevers of Thompson; six grandchildren, Jocelyn Preston, Kelly Coman, Adam Preston, Andrew Byers, Joshua Byers, and Greg Byers; and two great grandchildren, Logan Preston and Scotty Byers. He was the grandfather of the late Kathleen Byers
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Eddie’s family from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday January 6, 2009 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am Wednesday January 7, 2009 with a Funeral Service at 10:00am in the funeral home. Burial will follow in West Thompson Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Northeast Connecticut, PO Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260.