Born in Worcester, he is the son of Theresa (LeFrancois) Chouinard of Westborough and the late Richard G. Purdy III. He was educated in Westborough schools and was a graduate of Assabet Regional Vocational High School.
Adam was employed as the head telephone operator at Westborough State Hospital for 18 years.
He enjoyed playing cards, games and fishing.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by three sisters, Jacqueline Chouinard and her husband Rick of Westborough, Christine Tebo and her husband Skip of Millbury, and Pauline Goulart and her husband Will of N. Attleborough; two brothers, Richard Purdy IV of Westborough and Glen Chouinard and his significant other Joanna of Barre; three half-sisters, Robin, Erica, and Shane Purdy of Westborough; and eight nieces and nephews, Ashley, Jessica, Dereck, Nicholas, Mitchell, Samuel, Beckham and Zachary. He was predeceased by his step-father, Clifford Chouinard. and his niece, Felicia.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours Monday, April 11, from 5-8 p.m., at the David A. Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough. Funeral services and burial in Pine Grove Cemetery will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Westborough Fire/Ambulance Gift Fund, 42 Milk St., Westborough, MA 01581.