Adam J. Stradecki
WHITINGHAM- Adam J. Stradecki, 76, a resident of Green Road, died January 16 at his home. Mr. Stradecki was born in Poland on January 1, 1943, the son of the late George and Josephine Dubicka Stradecki, and attended schools in England. A man of many talents, he worked as a hairdresser, bus driver, tool and die maker, and a machinist for Sturm-Ruger Firearms. Upon moving to Vermont, he became a pig farmer and did carpentry and maintenance work for both Greenspring in Dover and the Crafts Inn in Wilmington.
Mr. Stradecki enjoyed gardening, fishing, and cutting firewood. He was a drummer in a band in his youth, an avid Miami Dolphin football fan, and a Manchester United soccer fan. He enjoyed his home and times spent with his family. He is survived by his wife Susan Malstrom Stradecki, of Whitingham, whom he married in Milford, CT, on May 8, 1976; his son Alex Stradecki, of Charlestown, NH; his daughter Holly Cohan and her husband Charles, of Miami, FL; his sister Barbara Winkler and her husband Mark, of Milford, CT; his granddaughter Charlotte Cohan; and nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A mass of Christian death and burial was celebrated Tuesday, January 22, at Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church, Wilmington. Interment will be private.
Gifts in Mr. Stradecki’s memory may be made to the American Lung Association, c/o Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send the family personal condolences visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.