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Obituary: Joel Adamo, 44

Viewing services will be held at the Higgins Memorial Home on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Funeral services will be on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Joel Adamo, 44, of Freehold Township, died Saturday, Oct. 20, at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton. Adamo was born in Lakewood and was the owner and operator of Joel's Garage, Inc., Robbinsville and J. Adamo Trucking, Freehold. Adamo was a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America. He was a hard working, loving, and devoted husband, father, son and brother. He was a caring and generous person who was known for helping others and his unique laugh. Joel enjoyed camping with his wife and children, riding his Harley, attending antique car shows, and driving his Peterbilt.

Adamo was predeceased by his mother, June Adamo. Surviving are his wife, Karen Schwerthoffer Adamo; two children, James and Jessica; his father and stepmother, Joseph and Jane Adamo; two sisters, Desiree Giglio and her husband Vincent, and Janie Adamo; a stepbrother, his stepsisters; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Anton and Kathy Schwerthoffer; and his brothers-in-law, Richard, Thomas, and Donald and their spouses.

The viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Higgins Memorial Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Adelphia Cemetery, Adelphia. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations care of the family would be appreciated.

adrian white October 24, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Joel was a great, fun dude! The kind of guy you were honored to know. Him and Karen made the perfect couple. If you needed a favor they were there or if you just wanted to hang around and kill some time with some great folks, they were there too! God just bought one of his favorites back home. I'll miss you Joel.
lynette barbieri October 25, 2012 at 02:41 PM
I dont know them personally but my daughter was in class with their son last year. She came home and told me and was very upset! My heart breaks for his wife and children we will pray for them.
roland April 08, 2013 at 01:11 AM
Rest in peace joel.

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