Obituary of Rev. Adrian A. Amaya
The Rev. Adrian A. Amaya, 51, of San Antonio,TX passed away Sunday at his home in Syracuse, NY. Adrian was born in Alice, TX. He received a Bachelor's in English Literature from The University of Texas in San Antonio, and a Masters of Divinity from the University of the South in Sewanee, TN. He worked as a stockbroker at USAA brokerage services. He was the assistant rector at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church in Corpus Christi, TX, a rector of St. Philips Episcopal Church in Beeville, TX and the last ten years as the rector of St. Mark the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Syracuse, NY. Adrian enjoyed reading classic literature, theology, philosophy, fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He enjoyed listening to music and played various instruments. He enjoyed cooking, writing and playing Dungeons and Dragons. He was passionate about church ministry especially Kairos prison ministry. Adrian was predeceased by his brother, Alejandro A. Amaya.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Maria Amaya; his sons, Alejandro Armando Amaya and Adam Anthony Amaya; his father, Alejandro Amaya and mother, MaryLou Amaya Flores; brother, Adam Andrew Amaya.
A visitation will be held 4 to 7pm Friday April 20 at Tindall Funeral Home, 1921 W Genesee St., Syracuse, NY.
A celebration of life will be held 10 am Saturday April 21, at St. Mark the Evangelist Episcopal Church 1612 W Genesee St. Syracuse, NY.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the college fund for his sons Alejandro and Adam Amaya.
1921 West Genesee Street
Syracuse, New York 13204
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