Nicholas James Adenhart, 22

April 15, 2009

AUG. 24, 1986-APRIL 9, 2009

HALFWAY - Nicholas James Adenhart, 22, of Halfway, Md., died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, Anaheim, Calif.

Born Aug. 24, 1986, in Silver Spring, Md., he was the son of James E. Adenhart of Halfway and Janet A. Bowers Gigeous of Algonquin, Ill.

He was a 2004 graduate of Williamsport High School and also attended Arizona State University.

He was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels.

He was a member of the Major League Baseball Players Association.

He was a lifelong Washington Redskins football fan.

He enjoyed music, and time with friends and family.

Besides his parents, survivors include stepfather, Duane R. Gigeous of Algonquin; brother, Henry Gigeous of Algonquin; maternal grandmother, Mary Ann Bowers of Halfway; paternal grandparents, James R. and Constance G. Adenhart of Fairplay, Md.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.


He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Alfred E. Bowers.

A memorial service will be held at the Williamsport High School gymnasium on Friday, April 17, 2009, at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Josh Carter officiating. The high school will be open at 4 p.m. Friday for the convenience of family and friends. Everyone is encouraged to please dress in baseball attire for the service. There will be designated parking for those attending; please follow parking instructions when you arrive.

Burial will be private. Please be respectful to the family and their privacy.

The family requests the omission of flowers. Memorial donations may be made to "34 Angel Forever"; send donations payable to The Nick Adenhart Memorial Fund, Geier Financial Group, 2205 Warwick Way, Suite 200, Marriottsville, MD 21104.

Arrangements are by Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, Md.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

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