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John "Papa Smurf" Adams

October 24, 2021

Obituary

John “Papa Smurf” Adams IV, it is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of John “Papa Smurf” Adams IV on Sunday October 24th, 2021, at Albany medical Center Hospital with his daughter Jessica and best friend Paul by his side.  John was 59 years old, and he loved working on his uncle and aunt’s farm.

He was the owner of Papa Smurfs Home Services. He was genuinely a great guy who would do anything for anyone.  He loved kids and tinkering on his truck.

Left to cherish his memory is his children Jessica Johnson, John Adams V; his grandchildren Leanna (Brandon), Jacob; great-grandchildren River, Luna, Aevah, and Kaaden; siblings Judy (Ralph) Woodcock, Jeff (Heidi) Adams, Jackie (Rodney) Adams, Janet (John) Chapman; stepfather Ernie Wiebicke; many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends including his best friends Paul and Steve.

He is predeceased by his mother Judy (Lovey) Wiebicke and his father John Adams III. 

John will be greatly missed by family and many friends but leaves a legacy of dedicated hard work. “GOOOOOD”

A funeral Service will be held at 6 pm on Thursday, October 28th, 2021 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.  Family and friends may call from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the funeral home prior to the service.

A celebration of life following the service will be held at Schuylerville Legion Post 278; 6 Clancy Street Schuylerville NY.

The family would like to thank the nurses, doctors, and staff at AMC ICU B.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of John to the WSWHE BOCES, 4-H, the FFA, and Albany Medical College.

Due to the ongoing public health concerns of COVID-19 social distancing as well as wearing of a face mask is recommended.

 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John "Papa Smurf" Adams, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 28, 2021

4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Compassionate Funeral Care
402 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 28, 2021

6:00 PM
Compassionate Funeral Care
402 Maple Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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