Arthur L. Adams
1939 - 2022
Arthur L. Adams
Visitation Information
Saturday, November 19, 2022
Visitation Time
12:30- 1:45 PM
Visitation Location
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd.
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday November 19, 2022
Service Time
2 PM
Service Location
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd
Burial Information
Burial Location
Oak Bay Cemetery, Oak Bay, N.B.
Requested Charity
Charity of choice
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It is with great sadness that the family of Arthur L. Adams wish to announce his peaceful passing at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, N.B on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Born in McAdam, N.B. son of the late Charles Adams Sr. and Mabel (Sutherland) Adams.

Arthur worked on the railroad until his retirement in 1995 while serving both Canadian Pacific and Canadian Atlantic Railway, where he made a lot of lifelong friends. He was not afraid of hard work. He worked in the woods for extra money to support his family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and farming. He took pride in his vegetable garden every summer and could not wait to show off the vegetables that he grew. Arthur had a lot of faith and enjoyed going to church on Sundays.

A loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. In addition to his wife, Mary Jean (Stevenson) Adams, Arthur will be deeply missed by his sons, William "Billy" (Nicole) Adams, Arthur (Julia) Adams, daughters, Angela Adams and Carol (Jeremy) Jackson; his grandchildren, Shane, Jacob, Kyra, Jayla, Jessica (Taylor), Brayden and Aiden; great grandchild, Elijah. Also, step-children, Betty (Blaine) Tapley, Wesley Berry, Tom McKnight (Nathalie), Joanne (Tom) Babcock, Jackie Dempsey, Judy (John) Quartermain and David McKnight (Dianne);  thirteen step-grandchildren and nineteen great-step-grandchildren; sisters, Lillian Greenlaw, Mabel Parks, Sylvia Day and brother,Charlie Adams; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Arthur was predeceased by his siblings, Baby Violet Adams, Blanche Purdy, Bessie Bradford, Richard "Dick" Adams, Floyd Adams, Judy Smith, Beatrice Parks and Diana Jordan; stepdaughters, Carolanne McKnight and Debbie Berry; as well as nieces and nephews.

Resting at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, N.B. from where the service will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 2 PM. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 12:30 – 1:45 PM.

The family has requested that everyone please wear a mask while attending the visitation and funeral.

Interment at Oak Bay Rural Cemetery, Oak Bay, N..B.

For those who wish, donations to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Arthur’s family would like to thank St. Stephen Paramedics, Charlotte County Hospital ER Staff, Saint John Regional Hospital ER and 5A North ICU Staff. A special thanks to Shureen Mousseau for her pastorship and friendship and Alward Mehan and his staff for their service and guidance.

Arthur L. Adams