Loyola Mourns Men's Lacrosse Player Adam Pomper
June 12, 2012
The Loyola University Maryland community is mourning the loss of Adam Pomper, a member of the Class of 2015, who passed away June 12, 2012.
A native of Huntington, N.Y., and a graduate of St. Anthony's High School, Pomper was a student-athlete on the men's lacrosse team and a communication major. Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Friday, June 15, 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m.
M.A. Connell Funeral Home
934 New York Ave
Huntington Station, N.Y. 11746
Saturday, Jun 16, 9:30 a.m.
Church of St. Patrick
400 Main Street
Huntington, N.Y. 11743
In lieu of flowers, contributions to a scholarship fund in memory of Adam Pomper can be sent to:
St. Anthony's High School
275 Wolf Hill Road
South Huntington, New York 11747
The University offers extensive counseling resources through its Counseling Center, Counseling Center website, and Campus Ministry, and all members of the Loyola community are encouraged to take advantage of these services.
Following are statements from Loyola Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics Jim Paquette and Head Men's Lacrosse Coach Charley Toomey.
"We are deeply saddened by the passing of Adam. On behalf of our administration, coaches and student-athletes, I would like to extend my condolences to Adam's parents, brothers, friends and relatives. We realize this is a difficult time for all who knew Adam, and Loyola is committed to providing compassionate spiritual and emotional support for members of our community."
"As a coach and father, my heart goes out to Adam's family and friends, as we are deeply saddened to learn of his passing. I don't know that there are words adequate to describe the feelings of loss and grief we feel in the Loyola Lacrosse family. We will continue to look to each other for strength as we keep Adam's family in our prayers."