Russell Wade

Date of Death: 
October 29th, 2020

Russell F. Wade age 86 died peacefully, on Thursday October 29, 2020 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Langhorne PA. Russ was born May 15, 1934 in Natick Massachusetts to the late Frederic and Flora (nee Deyarmond). Russ was a United States Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean War. He received his bachelor’s degree from the Northeastern University in Boston Mass. Russ was a resident of Massachusetts, California, and Pennsylvania. Russ retired in 2004 from Lockheed Martin in Newtown PA as an aerospace engineer. He is predeceased by his wife Lillian (nee Prior). He is survived by his 3 children Lynne Hain of South Carolina and her late husband Galen, Mark S. Wade and his spouse Carl Price of Yardley PA and Barbara Lesniak and her husband Michael of Phoenixville PA. He is the Grandfather of Patrick Lesniak, Ian Hain and Allyson Hain. Great grandfather of Cameron, Wynter and Quinn. Brother of Patricia Webster of Georgia, Allan Wade and his wife Irene of Kansas and the late David Wade. Russ is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews throughout the Country. Russ will be laid to rest with his wife Lillian at the Washington Crossing National Cemetery in Newtown Pa. privately due to the Pandemic. In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations made to a charity of your choice.

Memories and Condolences

I will always miss Russ,my big brother.I miss him as a child,as a teen and our adulthood took us in many different directions. This includes our siver sneakers years.Zoom kept us together so thank you Allan.I know he will find heaven a treasure, where peace passes all understanding!God gave him comfort in his time leaving us, and may you all find the same love , Pat
Russell F. Wade "RF" as he was affectionately known was a true joy to be around; Such wit and humor is scarce to be found here. It was truly a pleasure spending time with RF Wade. After work had moved from the GE site in Valley Forge to the CPC facility in Newtown, PA. I will always cherish the fond memories of the long commute a small group shared. Carpooling was never more pleasant than with RF in the automobile. The Gaelic cursing and Massachusetts driving skills comments lightened our travels and shortened the time. And I have not even mentioned his technical prowess.
Russ was always such a fun loving person. He was well liked and always told the best stories. Sending our condolences to the his family.
I always enjoyed talking with Russ,he was so interesting and also such a great guy. Sending our condolences.
Uncle Russell was a joy to be around, always with a story or joke the times I was fortunate enough to be around him. He also saved the day at my wedding back in 1986... The professional photographer supposedly mailed our wedding photos off to be developed and were "lost in the mail." In reality he failed to load film and lied about it, but Uncle Russell was snapping photographs from down the aisle as well. His photographs are now our only photos of my wife and I in the church! Rest in peace Uncle Russell, we'll miss you.
I enjoyed working with Russ at Lockheed Martin and always loved our talks together. He always made me laugh! I knew him as a kind gentle soul with a quick wit. I especially remember planning his retirement lunch and buying him some fun gifts! We had a lot of laughs with that! It was always so nice to see him at our holiday lunches. He will be missed! My thoughts and prayers are with his family. I hope you take comfort in knowing that he was loved by many.

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