Steven M. Adams Greece: With heavy hearts we say goodbye to our dear friend, loving husband and courageous father. Steven lost his battle with esophageal cancer and went to be with his Lord on July 24th. Steve was a good and faithful servant to the end and was an inspiration to us all. Born in Irondequoit in 1954, Steve spent most of his years in Greece. Always gregarious, Steve has a gift for forming many friendships throughout his school years at Arcadia High School and within the Greece Community. He had passion for service and spent his last years before retirement in Greece School District transportation. Steve touched many lives in a positive way, his strong and humble spirit will always be remembered. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife of forty years, Judy; daughters, Jaime (Seth) Kaufman, Jill (James) Thomas; brother, Peter; sisters, Diane & Laurie (John) Countryman; grandchildren, Scarlet, Coleman, Jaysten, Dylan & Joseph. Steve’s visitation will be held (TODAY) Thursday, July 26th 3-7 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson, Greece. His Funeral Service will be celebrated Friday, July 27th 11:00 AM in All Seasons Chapel at White Haven Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to Rochester Young Life in his memory. For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit

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  1. Judy and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. I know your loss as I too lost my loved one to the same cancer. You have all been through a lot. Bless all of you! May Steve rest in peace!

  2. Judy i remenber Steve (and you) fondly from High School and always kept up with your lives through Shelley. I am so sorry for your loss

    Kitty (Keeley) Summers

  3. Judy, and family. Steve was always looking how He could service his Lord Jesus who is The Christ! We will one day, meet Steve in Heaven! Steve, was a great Man of God! Judy and family may the Holy Spirit minister to you all! Godspeed Tim

  4. Judy,
    I am deeply saddened by the news of Steve’s passing. Steve was an amazing man and I enjoyed the times I got to talk with him (usually at Young Life events). I pray that God will grant you the strength. My most sincere condolences.
    Adrienne Cali

  5. May God keep and comfort the Adams family. R.I.P Steve, you will be surely miss by all who knew you. God Bless

  6. To Judy and family:
    Betty and I just want to say how saddened we are by the loss of our dear friend and brother in Christ. We mourn your loss and we weep over a friendship that started many years ago at Arcadia High. I am sure Steve has already asked his Lord and his God, “Father, how did I do?” And he has heard the divine answer: “Well done, my child.” We pray for a special measure of comfort for you and your family at this time, and look forward to visiting you soon.

  7. I’m so sorry to hear about Steve. I remember him as ‘Beaver’ and have many memories playing in the backyard on Sagamore Drive when we were kids. I’m going to stop by early today as we are leaving for camping at 3:30. I

  8. Judy – I’m shocked and saddened to hear of Steve’s passing. We kept in touch by email after all these years, but we last connected when your mother died. I had no idea he was sick. What a kind, gentle, and faithful servant. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Judy & family – sincere condolences to you all in this time of mourning. Hoping your friends, family & faith are giving you strength during this sad time.

  10. Judy and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I hope your wonderful family memories bring you some comfort during these difficult days. Sending my condolences and prayers. May Steve Rest in Peace.

  11. Judy so sorry for your loss. You and your family have been in our prayers, and will continue to be so.

  12. Judy
    I was sorry to hear about Steve’s passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  13. Judy, I was shocked when I picked up the paper today and saw this sad news. I have often thought about the two of you over the years since your days at Arcadia. Your days as students were among the brightest memories of those days. Please accept my condolences at this sad time. Steve will always be with you and yours and the two of you will always be young in my mind.

  14. Judy, Mark and I were saddened to read of Steve’s passing. He will always remain special to us as it was Steve who set us up on a blind date in 1995. We have our beautiful daughter Lauren all because of Steve’s matchmaking! He was truly a wonderful man and we hope he is at peace now.

  15. Judy, i was blessed in life to have known SMA for almost 55 yrs. I know his life touched people in of so many ways. He was an inspiration to all that knew him, Steve gave a piece of himself to me that will forever be part of my heart and mind. The world became a better place on 1/25/54.


  16. Words can’t describe what a true lifetime friend means to someone. He who lifts you up, understands you clearly , believes in you and notices all that matters to You. In that regard, I will miss you more each day my friend! My brother.

  17. Dear Judy, Jaime and Jill, we are so very sorry for your loss. We pray that you will sense the presence of our loving God and it will bring you comfort. We will always remember Steve for his enthusiasm and his great smile. He was a blessing to many.
    Stella and Ron Stella

  18. Dear Judy, so sorry to hear of Steven’s passing. May he find rest and you and yours the peace of having had him in your lives to love.

  19. Judy and family – I just heard the sad news. So many memories are flooding back, starting with becoming friends in 5th grade in Mrs. DeCamp’s class. May you all find the comfort you need from so many friends whose lives Steve touched.

  20. So very sorry to hear this news. Steve will forever be remembered as the happy sports team driver coordinator to me. So very sorry for your loss Judy and family. I know he was a wonderful man, proud husband, father and grandpa.

  21. Dear Judy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I didn’t know Steve was sick. I haven’t seen either of you in quite a while, but whenever I would think of you both, it always made me smile. You were always so happy and Steve was such a jolly guy. Know he will always live in your heart.

  22. Dear Judy,
    I am very sorry to hear of Steve’s passing.
    I keep thinking of Steve singing ‘King Jesus is all, my all and all’ at a Young Life meeting.
    I look forward to hearing that again in heaven.
    Dave Werther

  23. I learned of Steve’s passing from my friend Karen Kostera, I can only say how deeply sad I am, please know that Steve’s family and friends are in my thoughts.

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