TIMOTHY M. SLADE, 56 LOVES PARK - Timothy M. Slade, 56, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at SwedishAmerican Hospital. He was born July 25, 1957, in Rockford, the son of John and Kathleen (Greco) Slade. He graduated from Boylan and had an Associates Degree from Rock Valley College. He worked many years at Cellusuede Products and currently worked at APAC and UPS. He attended Heartland Community Church. He married Noreen Harrington on August 20, 1988, and together they raised his daughter, Courtney, from his first marriage to Susan Harker, and then they had two children of their own, Matthew and Rebecca. Tim was an intelligent, gregarious man with a great sense of humor. When he was younger, he was involved in community theater, acting and directing. He loved movies, music (particularly the Beatles), history, politics, reading, but especially loved his family. He is survived by his wife, Noreen; children, Courtney Klein (Josh Parson), Matthew Slade, Rebecca Slade; grandchildren, Brennan and Liam Klein, Eva Parson; parents, Jack and Kay Slade; brother, James (Kim) Slade; sister, Kimberly (Ron) Loy; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins; mother-in-law, Josephine Harrington; brothers-in-law, Stephen (Shirley) Johnson and Brian Harrington; sister-in-law, Joanne (Charles) Cavaness. Predeceased by grandparents, John and Lorraine Slade and Joseph and Lorayne Greco. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2014, in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Park. A visitation will be Thursday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial in Flora Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family for a fund for the children's education. To share a memory or condolence, visit honquestfh.com.
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Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory - Loves Park
4311 North Mulford Road
Loves Park, IL 61111
Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 26 to Mar. 27, 2014