Les C. "Bubba" Adel, 57 of Vineland passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012 surrounded by his family at home after a brief illness. Les was born in Camden, NJ and was a Vineland resident all his life.
He worked as a tree trimmer and was a member of the IBEW Local 351. He enjoyed summers outside taking care of his lawn. He found great enjoyment in painting, and was an amazing amateur artist. His biggest accomplishment was how proud he was of his children.
Born to the late Bernard "Bernie" and Nina Adel, he was predeceased by his nephew, Drew Carpenter in 2009.
He is survived by his loving wife Jo Anne (Tobolski) of 32 years; son Matthew and fianc Sara Benish of East Rutherford, NJ; daughter Ali of PA; his four legged companions, Lucy and Beans; one brother Mark (Anne) Adel of Woodstock, GA; in-laws Steve and Joan Tobolski; sister-in-law Steph and Gary Carpenter; brother-in-law John and Sue Tobolski; nieces and nephews Dr.'s Hadi and Candice (Carpenter) Ghazzouli, Taylor, Tarah, and Steven Tobolski, Heather (Adel) and Matt Wiggins, David and Lauren Adel; and great-nephews Drew Ghazzouli and Dale Wiggins.
A memorial service to celebrate Bubba's life will be held on Monday, April 30, 2012 at DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home 2755 S. Lincoln Ave., Vineland from 4:30pm to 7pm. If you knew Bubba, casual attire is requested. Donations can be made in memory of Bubba's nephew, Drew Carpenter, to
pages.lightthenight.org/epa/Chester12/Drewnited or SJH Hospice Care, P.O. Box 160 Bridgeton, NJ 08302.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Leslie
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at DeMarco-Luisi Funeral Home