Kenneth Adamo‚ 48‚ of Elmwood Park‚ New Jersey‚ died on December 28‚ 2010‚ after responding to a call.
Kenny was born in Paterson‚ New Jersey‚ and lived in Garfield before moving to Elmwood Park. He was a detective for the Garfield Police Department for 25 years and a captain and active member of Elmwood Park Fire Department‚ Company 1 for eight years. He was also a life member and captain of Garfield Fire Department‚ Company 5‚ where he served for 21 years‚ and a life member of the Garfield Volunteer Ambulance Corps. He was also a longtime member of the New Jersey Metro Fire Photographers Association.
Kenny was a member of the Garfield PBA #46. He was an assistant coach of Paramus Catholic Baseball Team.
He was the beloved husband of Donna (Greco) Adamo; loving son of Thomas and Judy (De Phillips) Adamo‚ devoted father to Nicole and Alison Adamo‚ and brother of Susan Stys.
Kenny is remembered for his dedication and determination‚ working hard to bring his ideas to reality. He was a mentor to the younger members of the department and looked out for his fellow firefighters.