The staff of the Warwick Valley Dispatch extends their thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Warwick resident, Adam Washington, 28, who succumbed to injuries he sustained in a tragic motor vehicle accident on Sat., Nov. 26.
According to Warwick Police Lt. John Rader, a water rescue team from the Warwick Fire Department pulled Adam from a car that was submerged in Wawayanda Creek by County Rte. 1. He was taken to St. Anthony Community Hospital and passed away on Sun., Nov. 27. The accident is under investigation by Police.
In Adam’s obituary, he is described as someone who loved sports. He played baseball in the Warwick Little League and was on the Warwick Valley H.S. Varsity Football team as well as in the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union). As a young adult, Adam was a member of New York National Guard.
He is survived by his father, Reginald Washington of Warwick, and his mother, Kate Washington of Greenwood Lake; his sisters: Chloe J. Washington of Greenwood Lake and Elizabeth K. Washington of Texas; his paternal grandfather and grandmother, John H. and Cynthia A. Washington; his paternal grandmother, Nellie E. Washington; his nieces Mia and Lilli; and an uncle, Eric K. Washington of New York City. He is also survived by Auntie Ciggy and Uncle Ian, Auntie Marie, Auntie Ebie and Uncle Mick, Uncle Pat and Auntie Barbara, Uncle Mike and Auntie Yvonne and Auntie Anne.
Visitation will be held on Thurs., Dec. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, located at 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Fri., Dec. 2 at St. Stephen RC Church, located at 75 Sanfordville Rd. in Warwick. Interment will follow in St. Stephen Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Purple Champions Club, Attn: Gregory Sirico, Warwick Valley High School, 89 Sanfordville Road, Warwick, NY 10990. A GoFundMe account has been created to help the family. To make a donation visit: https://www.gofundme.com/washingtonfamilyinmourning?ssid=820076270&pos=3. To send a condolence online visit www.lsvpmemorialhome.com.