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Stanley "Stash" Adamus

March 26, 1938 ~ February 22, 2018 (age 79)

Stanley “Stash” Adamus, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 22, 2018, surrounded by loved ones. Stash immigrated to the United States from Poland at the age of 12. He was the owner and operator of Joe Penna Oil Company for 20 years. Stash was proud to establish lasting friendships within the Linden community while tending bar at Big Stash’s Restaurant for 40 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Linden Council 2859. Stash was a man of quiet strength that overcame a childhood of tragedy and significant medical issues to live a fulfilling life defined by dignity, determination and selflessness. He was the beloved husband for 58 years of Anne Adamus, devoted father of Barbara Adamus, John Adamus and his wife Teresa, Stanley Adamus and his wife Michele, Nicole Kelly and her husband Christopher. Loving brother of Andrew Adamus and the late Aniela Gryziec. His greatest joy were his grandchildren; Ryan, Max, Zachary, Brooke, Keira and Kendall. Visiting Sunday, 3:00-7:00 PM. Relatives and close friends are invited to attend the funeral on Monday, February 26, 2018, 8:45 am at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 E. St. Georges Ave, Linden NJ 07036 (908) 352-9190. Funeral mass St. Helen’s RC Church, Westfield 10:00 am. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Center at www.jfkmc.org would be greatly appreciated.

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