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Gregory Adam

Gregory B. "Gribbs" Adam

Sunday, May 1st, 1955 - Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Gregoary B. "Gribbs" Adam
1955 - 2019

Waterbury, CT Gregory B. “Gribbs” Adam, 64, husband of Penny Benson, died peacefully on July 29, 2019 in the VITAS Innovative Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital.

“Gribbs” has gone to the fisherman’s heaven looking for the next great tuna. Penny was at his side, as she has been for the last 30 years. “Gribbs” and Penny dealt with life’s trials, tribulations and happy times, always together and always so very much in love.

Greg was born on May 5, 1955 a son of the late Archie and Claire (Berg) Adam and he was a self-employed manufacturer and a part time tuna fisherman.

In addition to his loving wife Penny, he leaves his brother, Archie Adam and dear friend Bonnie and their daughters, Nicole and Kaitlyn; brother in law, David Benson (Nancy) and their daughters, Jenna and Rachel; sisters in law, Martha Stark (Thomas) and their daughter, Hester, Becky Benson, Melissa Alexander (Ken) and their son, Matthew; his devoted friends, Richie Boiano and wife, Georgette, Pete Rymut, Chris Carroll, Scott Tessier, Sue Sheperd, Cal Borg, Roseanne Coffey and Steven Smead; awesome neighbors, Lois Rizzuti and Jeff Scott, Steve and Line Johnson, Veronica and Johnny Morales and their children, Marco, Yammy and Sophia; Marizel Torres, Jazzy Cotto, Joshua Torres and Edwin Cotto; Bob and Jan Dwyer, Erin and Bobby and Cal Borg. Greg was predeceased by his father and mother in law, Carl and Gloria Benson and his friend, Dennis Cosgrove.

A sincere thank you to everyone at VITAS at St. Mary’s Hospital, especially volunteers Joe and Gloria, Grace McKenna, Dr. Tsao, Dr. Chua, Dr. Jaga and “Grace’s Angels”, who disguised as nurses, made Greg comfortable and pain free during his last days on this earth.

All services will be private. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. In lieu of flowers and to honor Greg’s memory, contributions can be made to the VITAS Innovative Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital, 56 Franklin Street, Waterbury, CT 06706.
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K.K. Carr

Posted at 03:45pm
Cathleen Carr

Gorgory will be missed by many.
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Marisol & Lili

Posted at 10:53am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
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Dorothy Ney

Posted at 03:34am
Sympathy & Prayers RIP Greg.
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