Mr. Robert G. Adams, 74, of 32 Grassmere Terrace, passed away Saturday morning, July 6, 2013 at his home. He had been in failing health for the past 8 months.
Robert was born December 13, 1938 in Queens, the son of the late James and Theresa Slyvacka Adams. He graduated from school in Queens before entering the US Navy, where he served for four years. On April 27, 2000, he married Saundra L. Farmer at their home in Hopkinton with Justice Donald Tebo, officiating. A previous marriage to Barbara Volforte ended in divorce.
Robert was the Constable for the Town of Hopkinton for many years and also was a self- employed carpet installer for many years. He was a member of the Gerald R. Roy AMVET Post #4 and a former member of the Hopkinton-Fort Jackson Volunteer Fire Department where he was active in many of their community functions. Robert was also a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses and enjoyed motorcycle and horseback riding.
He is survived by his loving wife, Saundra; his children, Michael and Colleen Volforte of Albany; Jennie Volforte of Ohio; and Chris Adams of Brasher Falls; his step-daughter, Heather DiBrendie of Ellenburg; 6 grandchildren; and his brother, Jimmy and Nancy Adams of Sigfried, Long Island.
As per his wishes, there will be no services. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, 71 Bayley Road, Massena, NY 13662
Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where condolences and memories may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com.
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