Thomas "Mummy" Adams

November 03rd, 2017

Thomas Howard Adams, 84, of Bellevue passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Firelands Regional Medical Center.  He was born May 20, 1933 the son of Jerry and Marian (Hurr) Adams.  Tom graduated from Bellevue High School, where he excelled in football and basketball.  In his childhood he acquired the nickname “Mummy” from his brother Don.

Tom served in the Navy from 1952-1956 during the Korean Conflict.  He was a member of the U.S.S. Intrepid.  He was employed in construction with A.J. Baltes prior to his employment and later owning Johnny’s Café until 1984.

Tom was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Eagles Aerie 490, VFW Post 1238, and Elks Lodge.  He was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception after converting to Catholicism.

Tom was a spouse, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  He loved and provided for all of his family.  He developed many friendships over the years.  He was outgoing yet private.  His grandchildren have many fond memories of Gramps. Mummy was the “Mayor of Monroe St.”, friend of truck drivers passing by and feeder of the geese and squirrels.  He will be missed by all who knew him.  In his later years, Tom enjoyed trains, documentaries, war movies and sitting outside.

Tom is survived by his wife Dorothy Branco Bloom whom he married December 12, 1959; Children: Valarie Bloom (Ron) Fleitz, Kathy Bloom (Ed) Loparo, Thomas Bloom, Kimberly (Rob) Heath, and Beth Kessler; 13 grandchildren; 23 greatgrandchildren; and siblings, Don Adams, and Jane Rudolph.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings, Richard, John, and William Adams.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Foos & Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue where the Rosary will be recited at 1:30 p.m..  A funeral Mass officiated by Rev. Jonathan Wight will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church, 231 E. Center Street, Bellevue.

Memorials can be made to: The Bellevue VFW or the Fallen Soldiers Memorial.




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