Adam Richard Brander

| 30 Aug 2021 | 12:52

Adam Richard Brander, a former resident of Central Valley, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021, at his residence in Brielle, New Jersey. He was 51 years old.

Adam was born on December 13th 1969, to Stephen and Susan Brander. He received his BA in Communications from the State University of New York at Albany.

Adam was a lifelong lover of animals, gardening and music.

Adam embraced life to the fullest and shared his beautiful positive spirit with all who knew him.

His greatest and most important role was that of being a dad.

He is survived by his sons Justin and Alex, along with his parents Stephen and Susan, his sisters Amy and Jennifer, his cousins Robbie, Jackie and Allison, and his partner of 14 years Janet Sheskin and, of course, their dog Cooper.

Services took place at Smith, Seaman, and Quackenbush Funeral Home.

The family will be sitting Shiva through Friday, Sept. 3, from 4 to 8 p.m.

Donations in his memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Homes, Highland Mills (845 782-8185 or