Bernard J. "Bernie" Adams

May 22, 1934 ~ February 23, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Bernard J. Adams Obituary

Bernie Adams, 88, of Green passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 23, 2023. He was born May 22, 1934, in St. Augustine, Pennsylvania to the late Ned and Clementine Adams. Bernie worked for over 30 years as an Electronic Technician at the Akron Canton Airport.


Besides his parents, Bernie was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Leona.  He is survived by sons, Chris, Russ (Wendy), and Roger Adams; daughter, Sherry (Rick) Calhoun; six wonderful grandchildren, Adam (Michaela), Kyle (Taran), and Cody Calhoun, Alana (Jeremy) Wootan, Hailey, and Taylor Adams; 6 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Florence Nagle and Nancy (Jim) Dixon.


Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 A.M. on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 4019 Manchester Road, Akron, Ohio 44319.  Family and friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 7 P.M. at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, Ohio 44319.  Interment will be at East Liberty Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Bernie’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater East Ohio Chapter, 23215 Commerce Park, STE 300, Beachwood, Ohio 44122.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at


(330) 899-9107


Alzheimer’s Association  
Greater East Ohio Chapter   
23215 Commerce Park, STE 300     
Beachwood, Ohio 44122



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February 28, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Mass of Christian Burial
March 1, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church
4019 Manchester Rd
Akron, OH 44319

Interment following funeral service
March 1, 2023

East Liberty Cemetery
740 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319


Alzheimer's Association - Greater East Ohio Area Chapter
23215 Commerce Park, Suite 300, Beachwood OH 44122


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