THIERSON — John Adam, 83, a resident of White Rock, BC, passed away suddenly on December 19, 2011. Adam was born in Birda, Romania on January 20, 1928 and was one of three children born to the late Adam and Rosina. The family emigrated from Romania to Canada in 1930 and settled in Montreal, Quebec where he was raised. In 1952, he married and had a family of his own. In 1974, he moved his family to White Rock, BC where he resided until his passing. Adam will be forever remembered by his beloved wife of 59 years, Phyllis; his three children, daughter, Ellen (Michael); son, William (Pat); daughter, Karen (Anguel); treasured granddaughters, Michelle, Carolyn, Laura, Kelsi and loving sister, Mary. Adam was preceded in death by his brother and best friend, Simon. Adam was known for his honesty, integrity and willingness to always help a friend in need. He was also an avid gardener and took great pride in tending to the grounds around the condo unit he lived in for 25 years. Adam’s friendly nature will be sadly missed by the many friends he made while out walking over the years in White Rock, BC. His wisdom and loving advice will always be cherished by his children and grandchildren. He will be forever in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of John Adam THIERSON to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation. www.heartandstroke.com