HAMILTON - Raymond Wesley Bade, 77, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2013, at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia,Pa.
He was born in Hamilton, on June 10, 1935, and lived in Yardville with his loving wife, Donna; April 20 would have been their 50th wedding anniversary. Ray graduated from Hamilton High School West, class of 1954. He was formerly employed by the Department of Transportation for the road construction and maintenance department for 25 years, until he was 74. He often worked part time plowing snow as recent as this past February. Ray enjoyed fishing with his sons and friends on the Skylarker II, Skyping with his grandchildren in Indiana, bike riding with his wife, Donna, and watching NASCAR.
Son of the late George and Pauline Baumgartner Bade, brother of the late Norman Bade, Alice Youry, and Madeline Powner, Ray is survived by his loving wife, Donna Brigini Bade; his two sons, Christopher Bade and his girlfriend Kellie Rushinksi, Matthew Bade and his wife Laura; two grandchildren, John and James Bade; a brother, George Bade; a brother-in-law, Ken Youry; a sister-in-law, Debra Mauer and her husband Don; two nieces, Carly and Norma and their families; three nephews, Brandon, George and Paul and their families.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, at United Presbyterian Church, 12 Yardville-Hamilton Square Road, Yardville. Entombment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton. There will be a luncheon back at the United Presbyterian Church following the cemetery service. To send condolences to the family please visit www.brennafuneralhome.com.