Edward Gregory Adams

November 11, 1935 - September 21, 2016
Edward Gregory Adams

Edward G. Adams, 80, of Northampton, PA, formerly of Edison, NJ passed away peacefully on September 21, 2016 surrounded by his family.

Ed was born on November 11, 1935 in Perth Amboy, NJ & was the son of the late Edward F. Adams & Lottie Prevoznak Adams.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy Snyder Adams, his three daughters, Wendy Foster, wife of Tim, Susan Hurley, wife of Robert, & Nancy Lasko, wife of William, his six grandchildren, & two great grandsons.

Ed graduated from Woodbridge High School and East Stroudsburg University.  He later earned his master’s degree in administration from Kean College in New Jersey.

Ed was an outstanding athlete at Woodbridge High School in New Jersey excelling in Football, Track, & Basketball.  He was later inducted into their hall of fame.

During his college years he played football for East Stroudsburg & also for the semi professional team, The Golden Bears.

After graduating from college, Ed was employed by Edison Township Board of Education in New Jersey as a Physical Education Teacher and Football Coach.  After many years of teaching & coaching at J P Stevens High School in Edison NJ he became the Athletic Director for Edison Township.

A memorial service is planned for Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 11-12 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Old Carriage Road, Northampton, PA.  A calling hour from 10-11 am will precede the service at the church.

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