Boyd Geffrey Adelman

September 24, 1944December 2, 2018

Boyd Geffrey Adelman of Fort Lee, NJ died unexpectedly on December 2, 2018 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Laura. Devoted father of Cori & her husband Peter Shifrin and Randi & her husband Chaim Koslovsky. Dear brother of Dr. Carol Joy Adelman and her wife Barbara E. Scarcella. Cherished grandfather of Kayla, Ethan, Ellie and Julia.

Boyd was the President of the Sabrett Hot Dogs Company for 40 years. He attended Law School and was Adjutant General during the Vietnam War. He was an avid Giants fan and enjoyed playing golf. Boyd loved his family and cherished the individual friendships of those he met. He was a fun loving man with a witty sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

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  • Chapel Service Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Burial Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Boyd Geffrey Adelman

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Tom Gaveglio

December 5, 2018

On the golf course, we used to say that we knew three things for certain in life. Death... Taxes... and “Broadway” Boyd down the middle of the fairway. We’ll always remember and cherish the good times. Every round we play will be for you big guy.

- Bart, Joey, KP, Tommy

Rob Boffa, Jr

December 4, 2018

Dear Adelman Family,

I am very sorry for your loss. I have had the privelage of knowing Boyd for over 25 years. We met through work and quickly became friends. He is one of the main reasons I took up golf and still love to play today. We were “Golf Addicts” for many years together, and we would even joke he was my “GOLF Father”! Being 25 years my senior, he not only impacted me in golf, but in business and in life as well. He will be truly missed! Wish we could play one more round! “HOME IN TWO”....Boyd!
Robbie Boffa, Jr.

Jack MacAskill

December 4, 2018

Dear Adelman Family,

I am saddened to hear of Boyd's passing. I have had the pleasure of working with Boyd for many years. I will miss the stories about the old days, family, and of course the Boston/New York discussion came up too!
Your family is in our prayers,
God Bless.

Lori and Jack MacAskill

laurie kuntz

December 3, 2018

Carol and Barbara and Boyd's family
We are so very sorry for your loss. I know Boyd was a remarkable person and very loving brother to my dear friend Carol. I grew up with Carol, and Boyd was the big brother we were in awe of. May his memory be a blessing.
Laurie Kuntz