BARRINGTON, R.I. – Jason P. Adelman passed away on June 21. Born and raised in Boston, Mass., Jay was the son of the late Morris and Anna (Cohen) Adelman. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts then moved to New York City, New Jersey and finally Barrington, where he lived for more than 40 years. In the early 1990s, he met Mary Lou Almeida, whom he married in June 1996.
Jay lived a full and active life. He was respected and admired by those who knew him. He maintained many lifelong friendships, and loved seeing friends for a game of tennis or fishing. But his greatest love was his family, and he and Mary Lou were able to spend two decades enjoying traveling the world together and with their kids and grandkids and hosting wonderful dinners and celebrations full of laughter and joy.
Jay is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Adelman of Barrington; sister Edith Craft of Aventura, Florida; daughter Pamela Ball of Walnut Creek, California. and her husband, Ken; daughter Jennifer of Novato, Calif.; son Mark of East Greenwich, and his wife, Lisa; stepson Steve Almeida of Swansea, Massachusetts; stepson Bob Almeida of Somerset, Massachusetts and his wife, Chris; his first wife Terri Adelman of Barrington; and grandchildren Cameron, Aaron, Peyton and Ainsley. He is predeceased by his brother, George Adelman, of Brookline, Massachusetts.
Donations may be made to Lifespan Cancer Institute in Providence.