Harry Adamo

April 13, 1934May 14, 2012

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Harry Adamo, 78, of Grant City, a former bar and restaurant owner, died Monday in Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze.

Born in Hoboken, N.J., he moved to Grant City in 1979.

Mr. Adamo was the owner/operator for 15 years the Bayside Inn, Midland Beach. He retired in 2003.

Prior to that, he worked for two years as an air conditioning and refrigeration engineer at the Plaza Hotel, Manhattan. He also worked as an automotive teacher in a government program for inmates who had been released from prison and needed to learn a trade or skill to re-enter society.

During that time, he also owned and operated for 20 years the Cafe Adamo, Brooklyn. Mr. Adamo was a parishioner of St. Christopher's R.C. Church, Grant City.

A handyman, he enjoyed rebuilding and fixing cars and jukeboxes. He also enjoyed reading about nutrition and holistic health.

"My father always used to tell me nothing in life is impossible, the impossible just takes a little longer. I always remember he told me that and it gives me great comfort now and will continue to inspire me," said his daughter, Patricia Adamo.

Along with his daughter Patricia, also surviving are another daughter, Angela Sullivan; one brother, Anthony Adamo; one sister, Gaetana Lambiasi; one granddaughter, and his former wife, Pat DeSano.

The funeral will be tomorrow from the Virginia Funeral Chapel, Dongan Hills, with a mass at 10:15 a.m. in St. Christopher's Church. Burial will be in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn.


  • Visitation Tuesday, May 15, 2012
  • Visitation Wednesday, May 16, 2012
  • Visitation Wednesday, May 16, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 17, 2012
  • Committal Service Thursday, May 17, 2012

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Grace Lewis

August 18, 2013

Hi Patricia, very happy to hear from you. Sorry to hear of your dad's passing. He and I were first cousins. His father and my mother were siblings. I live in Virginia now so I am out of touch with several members of my family. Thank you for responding.

November 25, 2012

My condolences to the family;my sister Grace just told me of Harry's passing. We met from time to time when I lived in New Jersey. Since I am in Ohio, we lost touch. My prayers & thoughts go to Gay,Anthony, Patricia, Angela and Pa. With Love, cousin Vinny..

November 25, 2012

My condolences to the family of Harry Adamo.I am his cousin Vinny. I just learned of Harry's passing through my sister Grace. I am now in Ohio.My prayers and thoughts go with : Anthony, Gay, Patricia and Angela.I visited with Harry when I lived in New Jersey,often visiting Harry at his restaurant and sometimes bringing his uncle Willie with me. God bless you all. Cousin Vinny Monaco.

Doris Timm

November 23, 2012

Very sorry to hear of Harry's death. Please accept my condolensces.

Grace Lewis

October 23, 2012

Sorry to hear about Harry's death, and sorry it took so long to hear about it.
Deepest condolences to the family.

Cousin Grace

May 16, 2012

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