|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1921|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 2005|
New York, USA
Husband of Mary Adams.
Times Union, The (Albany, NY) - April 30, 2005
Deceased Name: ADAMS , CHARLES F.
MECHANICVILLE -- Charles F. Adams, 83, of Hudson River Road, passed away peacefully at the Stratton V.A. Hospital, Albany, on Friday, April 29, 2005. Born in Limestone, Maine, July 7, 1921, he was the son of the late Amberzine Kearney Adams and John Quincy Adams.
Growing up in Limestone and attending schools there, Charlie enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1939. Charlie survived the attack upon Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 and later participated with the 1st Marine Division in the invasion and capture of Guadalcanal and other South Pacific Islands as a Gunnery Sgt. and received the Silver Star and Purple Heart for combat actions and wounds. After World War II, Charlie worked at the former West Virginia Pulp and Paper Co. in Mechanicville for several years and was the chief steward of his union. In 1958, Charlie left the mill and joined the construction industry as a union iron worker. After retirement, he operated his own landscaping business, Custom Lawns, until 2002. He was a member of the Troy detachment of the Marine Corps League and the Pleasantdale Rod and Gun Club. He was predeceased by his wives, Margaret (Walsh), who died in 1987, and Mary (Myers), who died in 1999, and a sister, Mary Ann Bramski.
Survivors include his daughter and her husband, Charlene and Fred LaRose; sons, Tom Adams and John and his wife Ellen Adams, all of Mechanicville; also his beloved grandchildren, Charles, Chase, Meghan and Michael Adams and Jason and Joyell LaRose; along with his great-grandchildren, Chase, Russell, Vivian, Vince, Ashley and Zachary; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Assumption-St. Paul North Main St. Church, Mechanicville. Burial with military honors at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery. Calling hours at the Devito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville on Monday from 4-8 p.m.
Charlie's family requests that in lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard Assoc., 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, 12871.
Note: Sgt, US Marine Corps - WW2
Mary Adams (1928 - 1999)
Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: Sect 7 Site 980
Created by: WyCo Graver
Record added: Jan 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17641631