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February 27, 1945 April 13, 2024
February 27, 1945 -- April 13, 2024

Raymond T. `Skip` Adams, Jr.

Raymond T. "Skip" Adams, Jr., passed away April 13, 2024. "Skip was his name, fun was his game." Much loved husband for 55 years of Mary Pat "Honey", nee Hawley;  proud father of Ray, aka "Sparky" (Jackie) and Mike (Jenny). Best story teller Grandpa Skip to Conall and Sean. Most fun loving Paw Paw to Ben, Teddy and Libby, all of whom were his "favorites." Big brother to Sandra (Vince) Clarke and Gerry (Vicki) Adams. Retired from the Chicago Police Department after 33 years. He was the police when it was the real police. He loved Squirrel Lake in Minocqua, Wisconsin and Casa Mar in Siesta Key, Florida. Visitation Wednesday, April 17, from 3:00 - 8:00 PM at Olson Burke/Sullivan Funeral & Cremation Center, 6467 N. Northwest Hwy (one block north of Devon), Chicago IL 60631. Prayers at the funeral home Thursday, April 18, 11:00 AM, before procession to St. Juliana Catholic Church, 7201 N. Oketo Ave, Chicago IL 60631, for Funeral Mass beginning at 11:30 AM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Police Chaplains Ministry, www.ChicagoPCM.org

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Ed & Shirley Pyrcioch April 15, 2024

Friends Princeton , Wisconsin

Condolences to the entire Adam's Family. Skip was a friend for a lot of years. A character in the true sense of the word. Rest in Peace old friend.

Krista Ward April 16, 2024

Friend of Mike & Jenny’s Park Ridge , Illinois

My sincerest condolences to Mike and your entire family. 💖

Dan (Spud) and Sandy Zodrow April 16, 2024

Friend DEER CAMP Princeton , Wisconsin

What a guy! 💓 loved our time at deer camp with Skip. Our sympathy to the family. Spud & Sandy

Diane Keating April 16, 2024

Friend Chicago , Illinois

Our sincere condolences to the Adam’s family at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. James and Diane Keating SMOW

Abdul Rehman Valliani April 16, 2024

Friend and colleague 2186-5 , Illinois

Our sincere condolences to the entire family. May departed soul rest in eternal peace. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. We will have special prayers for the deceased. One day at a time!

~ ~ Fr. Dan Brandt, CPD Chaplain April 16, 2024

relation Chicago , Illinois

Heartfelt and prayerful condolences from the Chicago Police Chaplains. Skip will be remembered at the next Police Mass. In the meantime, may family and friends know the healing touch of our all-loving, all-merciful God! [Police Chaplains Ministry: www.ChicagoPCM.org or 312/738-7588]

Peter Cozzi April 17, 2024

Colleague/Friend of Mike Adams BARTLETT , Illinois

Dear Mike, I want to extend my deepest condolences to you and your family. I know you always spoke fondly of your dad and how much fun he was! An awesome dad/grandpa is a priceless family asset! Prayers to you and your family, Mike!

Gwen Breen April 17, 2024

Sister to his brother in law Vince Fort Myers , Florida

My deepest sympathy to Mary Pat and her family. Also to his sister, Sandra and brother Gerry and their families. Skip was a great guy. May he rest in peace. Prayers for all the family.

Meribeth & Thomas Lally April 18, 2024

Family Chicago , Illinois

Dear Mary Pat and Adams Family, we are sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed time spent with Skip. Thanks for sharing him with all of us! We've remembered Skip to the Chicago Police Chaplains Ministry, and we'll keep you in our prayers. Please pray for us. Thanks!