Herman M. Adam joined his wife on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at the age of 85. He was the beloved husband of the late Marion "Pete" Parria Adam and the loving father of Shelby J. Adam, Sr. (Lucy) and Dwight J. Adam (Linda). He was the devoted grandfather of 7, the great-grandfather of 8 and the great-great-grandfather of 2. He was the son of the late Milton Adam and Mary Beatrice Tranchant Adam.
Herman was a lifelong resident of Lafitte and a World War II Veteran serving in the United States Army. He was owner and co-founder of Adam's Grocery and Picnic Grounds in Lafitte. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council # 1905 for 55 years, elected to the office of the Democratic Committee for 8 years, a member of the American Legion, VFW and DAV. He worked for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office as a school crossing guard for 36 years and he worked for the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Courts for 4 years. Herman was also a Draft Board Member for 28 years and a member of the SWAP in Lafitte for 3 years.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Services on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 2653 Jean Lafitte Blvd, Lafitte, LA 70067. Visitation will begin at 8:00 AM and will last until 12:00 PM at which time a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the church. Burial will then follow at St. Pius X Mausoleum in Crown Point, LA. Condolences may be offered online at www.westsideleitzeagan.com.
The family would like to thank Wynhoven Nursing Home and the Notre Dame Hospice group and employees for their wonderful care at his time of need.