Hamburg, NJ: Robert “Bob” N. Adams, 68 years old, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family and friends at Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ after a brief illness on Friday, May 31, 2019. Born to Nicholas and Stella Adams in Kingston, PA, he grew up in Kingston and Swoyersville, PA then moved to Paterson and Wayne, he then married Linda in 1972 and moved to Hamburg, NJ.
Bob graduated Magna Cum Laude from William Paterson College with a BA in Political Science and was an avid and passionate collector that led to his being the owner and operator of Bob’s Collectables from Sussex, Hamburg, Hardyston and Franklin for almost 40 years. He enjoyed educating the community and truthfully evaluating their sports memorabilia, coins, cards and comics for the last 40 years. Bob was the Democratic Chairperson for the Borough of Hamburg and served as chairperson for many years for the Zoning Board of Adjustment and Land Use Board for Hamburg. Bob was also a member of the Civil war Token Society
Bob was predeceased by his parents, Nicholas and Stella Adams, his in-Laws, William and Eva Talatinik, a brother, Joseph Adams and his grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. Bob is the beloved husband of Linda Adams(nee Talatinik) of Hamburg, NJ. Brother in law of Cathy and Chester “Bob” Serva of Stuart, FL. Dear uncle of Robert Serva and his wife, Nannette. Grand uncle of Tyler, Rachel and Courtney. Great grand uncle of Jaxson all of Venice, FL.
The family will receive their friends at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 4-8 PM. Funeral service will be Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment to follow at North Hardyston Cemetery, Hardyston Twp., NJ. Memorial gifts to Father Johns Animal House, 50 Father Johns Lane, Lafayette Twp., NJ 07848 would be greatly appreciated.