PAUL ADAM OBITUARY
September 8, 2015
Paul C. Adam, age 54, resident of Pulaski since 1988, formerly of Fair Haven, passed away Tuesday at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Paul was born November 28, 1960 in Callicoon, NY, the son of Richard and Mary Louise McGrath Adam. He graduated from Callicoon High School in 1978 and C.W. Post College on Long Island with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. Paul married Cynthia R. Johnson on June 4, 1988. He was employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation as an ECO for 26 years, retiring in 2013 as a Lieutenant in charge of the training facility for the DEC in Pulaski. He was previously employed by the NYS University Police at SUNY Oswego for 4 years. Paul was a member of the Christ Our Light Parish in Pulaski, NYS DEC Retired Officers Association, the Fraternal Order of Police and various conservation related associations. Paul received during his tenure as an ECO the Director's Commendation for Service to the Department of Law Enforcement, and he briefly served for the DEC at Ground Zero post 9/11.
Paul not only was a dedicated husband and father, he was also an outdoor enthusiast, spending many happy hours on the St. Lawrence River and will truly be missed.
Surviving are his wife, Cynthia; one son, Nathan B. Adam of Pulaski; and one daughter, Lauren A. Adam of Pulaski; two brothers, John (Sharyn) Adam of Redcreek and Kurt Adam of Jamesville; two sisters, Jane Houck of Wolcott and Nora (John) Bartholomew of Oswego; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m., Monday September 14, at Christ Our Light Parish, 23 Niagara Street, Pulaski with burial at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Paul C. Adam Appendix Cancer Tribute page:
Date of Death: September 8, 2015
Published by Syracuse Post Standard from Sep. 9 to Sep. 10, 2015.