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Adam D. Ginther | 51

March 22, 1972 - October 21, 2023

Adam D. Ginther, 51, of 132 Laurel Lane, Kersey, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, October 21, 2023, at Sena Kean Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Smethport.

He was born March 22, 1972, in Olean, NY, son of the late David F. and Marie Gradl Ginther.  He was a graduate of St. Marys Area High School, Class of 1990 and earned his degree in criminal justice from Edinboro University.

He is survived by his brother, Aaron Ginther and his wife, Julie of St. Marys as well as his beloved nieces, Amelia and Alicia Ginther.

Adam was a gun enthusiast and enjoyed competitive shooting.  He was a member of the Ridgway Rifle Club and a life member with the NRA.  He was also a contributing member of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity at Edinboro University.

Funeral services will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Thursday, October 26, at 6:00PM.  Visitation will be from 4:00PM until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Humane Society, 1029 E. Eschbach Road, St. Marys, PA 15857 or to the Ridgway Rifle Club, 152 Grant Road, #10, Ridgway, PA 15853.



October 26, 2023
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Funeral Service

October 26, 2023
6:00 PM
Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home

Final Resting Place

Parklawn Memorial Gardens

Tribute Wall


  1. I worked with Adam at CMR and Elk Regional. A stellar guy. Kind soul. Just spoke with him at the hospital reunion most recently, he was a hard worker. I was blessed to know him.

  2. I played high school football with Big A. He was a heck of a guy. I was so sorry to see that he passed. My prayers and best wishes to his family.

  3. Adam and I worked with Dave at CMR. He has a good solid dude. He also whipped me in whistling on the regular.

  4. I worked with Adam when Hoss’s was Bonanza. He was a jokester & took his job seriously. May he rest in peace. My sympathies to his brother, sister-in-law & nieces.

  5. Adam has always stood out in my memories from scouts through high school. A conversation with him about him throwing shot-put would place a smile on his face.
    Always the kind soul, never a harsh word. The world has lost you much too early Adam.

  6. I worked with Adam at Camp Mountain Run. He will be missed

  7. I am so sorry to learn of Adam’s passing. He was always a very nice guy. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. I have known big A since grade school, we were put in special education classes. Me for my dyslexia and my reading comprehension and my math skills so we shared that bond and we were in Eagle Scouts. He truly was a beautiful soul with a huge heart and very sincere and compassionate human being. The world seems a little darker now. His mom and dad were beautiful human beings as well as his brother Aaron. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this difficult time.

  9. I worked with Adam at Pinecrest Manor. I am sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers for Adam’s family and friends.

  10. I worked with Adam at Camp Mountain Run where we became friends and brothers in the Order of the Arrow. Adam and I both attended Edinboro University and he was my “little brother” in ZBT. I shall miss Adam.

  11. So sorry to hear of Adam’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.

  12. So sorry to hear this news. My thoughts are with Adam’s family and friends.

  13. So very sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers for all of Adam’s family.

  14. The world is a worse place without Big A

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