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Andrew (Andy) Adams Sr, 68, died Nov. 21, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born June 3, 1953 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Joseph and Mary Adamski (nee Zaniewski). Andy grew up in Port Richmond where he attended St. Anne’s Catholic Grade school and North Catholic High School. He continued his education at CCP earning an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. Andy met his loving wife, Mary Frances, and they were married for 42 wonderful years. Andy became a member of the PPD in July 1977. He was assigned to patrol in South, North Central and Northeast Divisions until 1991, at which time he was promoted to detective and assigned to Central Detective Division. In 1999, Andy was assigned to Major Crimes Division, then moving on to the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force 10 Squad where he investigated over 1,000 bank robberies and other violent crimes. After his retirement from the Police Dept., Andy served as Vice President of Corporate Security at Bank of America continuing to protect and serve the communities he loved so much. Andy enjoyed playing golf, shooting pool, hunting, and spending time with his family and entertaining friends at his mountain house. He was extremely proud of a major accomplishment reaching stardom in the movie Shooter. Andy is survived by his wife, Mary Frances (nee McBride) and two children, Andrew Jr and Monica Ryan (James). and 4 grandchildren, Addison, Isabella, James, and Jack. Also survived by his two sisters Carol Adams and Susan Strocen (Frank);and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing November 26th Friday Evening 7:00 PM till 9:00 PM at the Malloy Funeral Home 625 Byberry Rd. Phila., PA 19116 and November 27th Saturday morning 9:30 AM at St. Christopher Church 13301 Proctor Rd. Phila., PA 19116. Funeral Mass 11:00 AM. Interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Andrew Adams' memory to St. Christopher School for the Capital Campaign Fund at the address listed above.
Friday
26
November

VIEWING

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, November 26, 2021
William G. Malloy Funeral Home
625 Byberry Road
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
(215) 464-2600
Saturday
27
November

VIEWING

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, November 27, 2021
St. Christopher Church
13301 Proctor Rd.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Saturday
27
November

FUNERAL MASS

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Saturday, November 27, 2021
St. Christopher Church
13301 Proctor Rd.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States