Adam J. Konecko, age 88, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Born in Jersey City, he was raised in Bayonne and lived there throughout his life.
Adam served his country proudly in the United States Air Force. After completing his military duties he held various positions, often several at a time, including the Bendex Corporation and Fiesta Catering. After working his way through technical school his role before his retirement was a programmer at Wakefern Corporation in Elizabeth, NJ, where his intitutional knowledge was appreciated.
Adam was a communicant of St. Andrew the Apostle Church where he served as a lector for many years. He was a longtime member of the Mt. Carmel Lyceum Intra Club Bowling League league until he put away his bowling ball just a few years ago and moved on to the Bayonne Bocce League.
Adam had a deep and abiding love for his family and treasured quality time spent with them. He felt especially enriched and filled with immeasurable joy when it came to his adored grandchildren, all of whom were the apples of his eye. Never far from memory's reach, Adam will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by his family and friends.
Adam was predeceased by his beloved wife Verna (Barton) of 54 years, his parents, Helen (Witczak) Konecko and Joseph Konecko, and his brothers, John and Joseph Konecko. Left to cherish his memory are his son, Kenneth Konecko, and his wife Hamida, his daughter, Patricia Baldowski, and her husband Thomas, his five grandchildren, Krista, Lauren, and Matthew Baldowski, Reyhan Garcia (and her husband Michael) and Xavier Konecko, as well as his four sisters Dorothy (Gorbacz), Elizabeth (Stewart), Jeanette (Terhune) and Dolores (Hine).
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation hours at the Dworzanski & Son Funeral Home, on Tuesday, January 24, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A funeral mass in Adam's honor will be offered on Wednesday, January 25, at 10:00 a.m. from the Blessed Miriam Teresa Demjanovich Parish at Andrew the Apostle Church, 125 Broadway, Bayonne. Entombment will follow at Woodbridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Woodbridge, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association or a charity of your choice.