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Dean F. Shade

1960 - 2021
Dean F. Shade Obituary

Dean F. Shade, 60, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Monday, Jan. 25, at his residence.

Born Dec. 9, 1960, in Reading, he was a son of the late Jane (Brown) and Charles Shade.

He was the husband of Tammy S. (Ahner) Shade. They celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary Sept. 19.

He attended Blue Mountain High School and was formerly employed by Pine Crest Tree Farm and Pleasant Valley Landscaping. Dean loved fishing, gardening, Steelers football, time with his family and playing with his beloved fur baby, Bella. He was a member of the Second Mountain Rod and Gun Club, Cotton Club Pool League, Mechanicsville Fish and Game Club and played on various softball teams.

Dean was preceded in death by his siblings, Darlene Thomas, Patricia Leymeister and Keith Shade.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by a daughter, Alyssa Shade, and a son, Cory Shade, both of Schuylkill Haven; grandchildren, Peyton M. Gilbert, Alea Porter and Austin Johnston; stepchildren, Brandon and Shawn Green, both of Kunkletown, and Katie Nieroda, wife of Jerry, of Albrightsville; step-grandchildren, Bryce Green and Jerry Nieroda; brothers, Mike Shade, husband of Darlene, of Orwigsburg, Terry Shade, husband of Linda, of Texas, and Chris Shade, husband of Belinda, of Pine Grove; his fur baby, Bella; nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at Grace Evangelical Congregational Church, 15 Earl Stoyer Drive, Schuylkill Haven, with the Rev. Jim Fidler officiating. A public viewing will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment will be privately held. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be forwarded to Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., 25 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972, to help defray the costs of the funeral services. To extend condolences, visit www.gsesfuneralhomes.com. Ebling-Stabingas Funeral Home, Cressona, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Published in Republican & Herald from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2021
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