Mark D. ‘Mo’ Adams, 56, corrections officer, avid fisherman, enjoyed concerts, golf

By on May 24, 2017

Mark D. “Mo” Adams, 56, of Lititz, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, May 15, 2017.

Born in Johnstown, he was the husband of Patty (Ingham) Adams of Lititz, and the son of Edwin Adams, of Acosta, and the late Nancy (Fox) Adams.

Mo was a member of Evangel Assembly of God Church in Ephrata and The Overflow in Akron. He deeply loved his Lord and the church. He was employed as a corrections officer for the Lancaster County Prison System for 28 years. Mo was a fan of the Steelers, Pirates, and the Penguins. A talker, he was an avid fisherman and golfer, and enjoyed concerts in Hershey. He adored his family.

In addition to his wife of 15 years and his father, Mo is survived by his children: Crystal Adams of Leesport; Josh Adams of Akron; Pam Scanlan and her fiancé, Mike Linard, of Cedartown, Ga.; and Kevin Scanlan and his wife, Amanda, of Manheim; he was “Grandpa Mo: to his three grandchildren: Airick, Angie, and Alli Scanlan. He is also survived by two brothers: Eddie and Allen Adams; one sister: Susan Blackner; and his beloved dog: Skippy.

Services were held May 20 at Evangel Assembly of God, Ephrata, with Pastor Kevin Sylvester officiating. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions in Mo’s memory may be made to Support for Prison Ministries, P.O. Box 727, Brownstown, PA 17508. Please note “Fishers of Men Memorial Fund” on the memo line of your check.

To place a condolence online, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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