Former Comet news editor’s funeral details

John Adams

John Adams - Credit: Archant

THE funeral of former Comet news editor John Adams will be held next Thursday, April 25.

John, who had worked for Archant for 46 years before retiring earlier this year, lost his battle with cancer on April 9.

He was 65 and leaves behind his wife, Judy, and three children, Sam, Laurence and Nick.

News of John’s death has led to tributes pouring into the Comet newsdesk from people within the community, and his family would like to invite anyone who knew him to attend his funeral.

John’s funeral will be held at Harwood Park Crematorium, on Watton Road in Stevenage, at 3.30pm next Thursday.

Family flowers only have been requested, but donations to the chemotherapy unit at Lister Hospital in Stevenage would be appreciated. Please make cheques payable to The Forster Suite Endowment Fund, c/o EH Crouch Funeral Directors, 52 Station Road, Letchworth GC, Hertfordshire, SG6 3BE. Donations can also be made at the funeral.