Eugene “Abe” Adams

Eugene “Abe” Adams, 90, of Catawissa passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017 at Maria Hall, Danville, with his loving family by his side.

Born in Catawissa on March 11, 1927 he was a son of the late Roy and Florence E. (Berninger) Adams. He was a graduate of Catawissa High School, and served honorably in the United States Army Airforce during WWII. Abe started working as a teller at First National Bank, which later became South Side National Bank, then became First Eastern Bank, and finally PNC Bank. He retired as an assistant Vice President after 39 years.

Eugene was a former member of First Methodist Church in Catawissa. He was a 50 year member of the Catawissa Masonic Lodge, now the Elysburg Masonic Lodge 349; a 50 year member of the Catawissa American Legion; and a 50 year member of the Bloomsburg Caldwell Consistory. He was also the treasurer of the Catawissa Borough for 35 years. In his spare time Eugene liked to look up his family’s genealogy. He was also an avid Penn State and Philadelphia Phillies fan.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of nearly 63 years, Glovene (Bickert) Adams, Catawissa; son, Stephen Adams and wife Tammy, Carlisle; granddaughter, Rachel Adams and her fiancé Hershel Tichnell. He also leaves behind a sister-in-law, Dawn Adams, Catawissa; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, James Adams.

A graveside memorial service will take place on September 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM in Elan Memorial Park, Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, with Chaplin Chris Dunlap officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Geisinger Columbia Montour Hospice, 410 Glenn Avenue, Suite 200, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck is assisting his family. Online messages of comfort may be sent to