Donald Adams

Donald L. Adams Jr.

Sunday September 16, 1956 - Sunday October 20, 2019
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Adams Jr., Donald L., 63, of Absecon, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019 surrounded by his family. Don was born on September 16, 1956 in Atlantic City and raised in Port Republic. He was a graduate of Holy Spirit High School and Atlantic Cape Community College. In 2016, Don retired from Local 322
where he was a member for 37 years. An active member of his community, he was the president of the Absecon Blue Devils Football Organization for 20
years and a coach for 27 years. He was the vice president of the Atlantic County Junior Football League for 10 years.
Don is predeceased by his father Donald Sr. and his mother Edith (Kernan). He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Maria, his daughters, Andrea
Adams-Hughes and her husband Ryan of EHT, Emily Adams of Smithville and his son Donald III (Skip) and his wife Allison and their daughter, Kennedy of Absecon. Don is also survived by his sister, Mickie Kellum and her husband, Jeff of Cape Canaveral, Florida, brothers, Edward also of Cape Canaveral and Robert of EHT. He is also survived by his mother in-law, Emily Civitarese of Margate and brother in-law, Bill Civitarese and his wife, Barbara of Houston, Texas.
Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be held 6PM to 8PM on Thursday October 24, 2019 and 9AM to 10:45AM Friday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 591 New Jersey Ave., Absecon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11AM followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Absecon Blue Devils (PO 291 Absecon, NJ 08201) or the Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation ( For online condolences, please visit
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday October 24, 2019 | - 12:00pm
    Thursday October 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
    591 New Jersey Avenue
    Absecon 08201
  • Second Visitation

    Friday October 25, 2019 | - 12:00am
    Friday October 25, 2019 - 12:00am
    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
    591 New Jersey Avenue
    Absecon 08201
  • Service

    Friday October 25, 2019 |
    Friday October 25, 2019
    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
    591 New Jersey Avenue
    Absecon 08201
  • Interment

    Holy Cross Cemetery
    5061 Harding Highway
    Mays Landing 08330


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Joey Rietveld

Posted at 12:00am
Our sincere condolences to your family. I have many wonderful memories of summers spent in New Jersey fishing with Donny, Eddy and Pop. Thoughts and prayers Joey and Kathie Rietveld Dyer, Indiana Cousin

Lisa Reilly

Posted at 12:00am
Our thoughts in prayers are with the family. Don was always nice and truly enjoyed helping Blue Devils.

Debra Riley Carty

Posted at 12:00am
I remember don from high school. We had some of the same classes and he always had a hi no matter what was going on. He will be missed by everyone that cross his path.

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Judy Blake

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Rest In Peace cousin.

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