December 23, 1916 – February 25, 2014
Timothy “Tim” Adams, 97, of Manchester, NH died peacefully in his sleep February 25, 2014 at the Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center with his family by his side.
Tim was born on December 23, 1916 and named Efthemios Kassiaras, in New Bedford, MA, to Anna Kassarios. He changed his name to Timothy Adams in 1938. Tim grew up in Manchester and attended Central High School. He wore many hats in his early years – shoe worker, soda jerk, elevator operator, bar owner – and worked at the VA hospital for 21 years until retiring in 1978. He served in the Army from 1938 to 1940 and the Navy from 1942 to 1945, when he returned to Manchester to raise a family with Ellen, his wife of 68 years.
Tim is predeceased by his son, Arthur. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ellen (Vaios) Adams; his son Jim and wife Ann of Dublin NH; four grandchildren, Lance Adams of Seattle WA, Aaron Adams of Yakima, WA, Maria (Adams) Shea of Denver, CO, and Nicholas Adams of Peterborough, NH; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Per Tim's request, there will be no calling hours. Burial will be in the spring in Pine Grove Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
The family requests that no flowers be sent. Condolences may be sent to Ellen Adams, Villa Crest, 1276 Hanover St., Manchester, NH 03104.
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March 25, 2014
To the family of Timothy Adams:
I am truly sorry for your loss. May the "Hearer of Prayer" comfort your heart and your mind during this difficult time. Psalm 65:2.
Marcia & Jim Harringto
March 3, 2014
Our deepest sympathies to Aunt Ellen and cousins Jim and Ann.
We shall forever hold Uncle Tim in our hearts.
March 1, 2014
We will always treasure the memories our family shared with you, Aunt Ellen, Jimmy and Arthur. You were more than just an uncle. You were our neighbor. You were our friend.
With much love,
Sandy, Diane, Matt and Kenny
February 28, 2014
The only uncle I knew for my whole life.You were always kind and made me laugh.We will miss you love, Gary and Maureen Mavrogeorge
The Staff of McHugh Funeral Home
February 27, 2014
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.