Lloyd Addison Adams
Lloyd Addison Adams, 90 of Wilton, NH passed away peacefully at home with his daughter by his side on November 20, 2019.
He was born in Springfield, MA on November 21,1928 the son of Stanley and Anna (Cormier) Adams.
Mr. Adams grew up in the Springfield, MA area, attending local schools. At the age of 16 he enlisted in the US Army serving during WWII. Following his discharge he returned to Springfield graduating from the Springfield Technical High School with the class of 1946 and attended Hamden School of Engineering and MIT.
In 1950 Mr. Adams was recalled by the US Army to serve with the forces in Korea. He was honorably discharged in 1952, when he returned to Springfield and started his 41 year career with the Boston Maine Railroad. At the time of his retirement in 1990, Mr. Adams was serving as a Train Dispatcher.
Mr. Adams was a member of the Railroad Telegraphers, American Train Dispatchers Association, and the British Philatelic Society. He was an avid coin, stamp and classical music collector and a passionate cribbage player.
Besides Springfield, he has made his residence in Nashua, NH, Prattsburgh, NY and most recently Wilton, NH.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Cushing-Adams and her husband Leonard Cushing of Wilton, NH, three grandchildren, Jessica Thibault and her husband Matthew of Somersworth, NH, Jennifer Partridge and her husband Thomas of Old Orchard Beach, ME, Michael Adams and wife Samantha of Pembroke, NH. Nine great grandchildren Reagan and Jack Partridge, Mason, Beckett and Lola Adams, Lenny Cushing, Bryn Quigley and Maximus and Lucas Sturtevant. Those close to his heart include Anne Cushing and Jonah Sturtevant of Amherst, NH, Leonard and Wendy Cushing Kittery Point, ME, Joanna and Ross Quigley of Nashua, NH, brother in-law Bruce Twombly, sister in-law Joan Heath, his dog Lily his steadfast companion and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Ann (Heath) Adams whom he married June 7, 1958. They shared many great years and traveled extensively with family and lifelong friends Simone and Gerard deBlok. He was also predeceased by his son Stephen Adams.
Calling hours will take place on Saturday, November 30 from 10-11:30 am at Aldous Funeral Home, 44 North Main Street, Rutland, VT followed by the Rite of Christian Burial Mass at 12:00 noon at Christ the King Church 66 South Main Street, Rutland, VT. Burial immediately following at Cheney Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association PO Box 15829 Arlington, VA 22215 or The Salvation Army at give.salvationarmy.org.