- April 16, 1929 - November 10, 2012
- Racine, Wisconsin
of Joseph 's Passing
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“Dear Jill & Eric,My deepest sympathy. Im so sorry about our loss. May God support you and give you strength as you walk through these days. May Jesus...Read More »
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“Jill and Kerry, our hearts go out to you and your families. We will keep you and Joe in our prayers.
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“Kerry and Jill, I am sorry to hear Uncle Joe passed away. Please know you are both in my thoughts and prayers! Wish I could be there with you both at...Read More »
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“Uncle Joe will be missed. I remember his smile and great sense of humor.
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Wilson Funeral Home
Racine- Mr. Joseph J. Adamski, Jr., 83, passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Kenosha United Hospital.
Joseph was born in Racine on April 16, 1929 to the late Joseph Sr. and Anna (nee: Poritz) Adamski. A lifetime resident of Racine, Joseph graduated from Washington Park High School Class of 1949 and was employed at J.I. Case (CNH) as an inspector for many years before his retirement in 1988. He proudly served his country as a member of the 31st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann (nee: Richer) on July 9, 1955. She preceded him in death on April 18, 2003.
Joseph was a member of St. Edward's Catholic Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching the Green Bay Packers. He was an avid storyteller who had a sense of humor second to none. He also easily made friends wherever he went.
He will be dearly missed by his daughters, Kerry Adamski and Jill Lonergan of Racine; grandson, Eric (Holly) Lonergan , and great-granddaughter, Evelyn Lonergan. Besides his wife, Mary Ann, Joseph was preceded in death by his son-in- law, Timothy Lonergan, father, Joseph Sr., mother, Anna, and sister, Ruth (Warren) Pope.
Funeral services in honor of Joseph will be held at Wilson Funeral Home on Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 5:00pm with Fr. Allen Brakowski officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home from 3:00pm until the time of service. Interment will be held at Graceland Cemetery on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:00am (Please meet at the entrance).
The family would like to thank Kenosha United Hospital and Carey Manor for their kind and compassionate care of Joseph.
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