Vincent F. Slade
Born: October 23, 1936
Died: September 12, 2020
NOTICE: Due to Covid-19, the Memorial Mass for Vincent F. Slade scheduled to take place October 23, 2020, at SS. Cyril & Methodius Church, Lemont, IL, has been cancelled.
Vincent "Vince" F. Slade, age 83, of Palos Park, IL, passed away on September 12, 2020, at the Mother Theresa Home in Lemont, IL. Vince was born on October 23, 1936, to Henry and Theresa (Sieracki)Slaboszewski.
Vince is survived by his loving and devoted wife Sandra (White). His four sons Robert, Randall (Susan), Rick, and Rodney Sladeand one daughter Rina Slade. A step-son Dale (Laurie) Tasharski. Three grandchildren (Weston, Jamison, and Ethan), two step-grandchildren (Jason and Emma) , and one great-grandson (Trent). One sister Phyllis (late Eugene) Paprzyca, one brother Richard (Mary Ann) Slade. Three nieces (Julie, Leslie and Becky - his Godchild).
Vince was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Henry Slade.
Vince had been employed by Lemont Manufacturing (now Ceco Steel) and retired from Sigri Carbon Corporation. He was a past member of the Electric Metal Makers Guild, the Iron and Steel Society, and the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers. He was a past officer of S.S. Cyril and Methodius Church school board and parish council, a Trustee of the Village of Lemont and a former board member of Lemont Chase Bank.
Vince lived most of his life in Lemont, IL. He wasa 1954 graduate of Lemont Township High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corp Reserves. He played on a Cincinnati minor league baseball team. He managed and played semi-pro baseball in Downers Grove, IL. In Lemont, he had managed the Mets Little League team, St. Cyril's boys' basketball team, and the Dirty Dozen girls' softball team.
Vince loved sports and was an avid fan of the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Cubs. He loved to travel with his wife and he loved to cook, especially making soup and sharing it with his neighbors. It goes without saying that Vince's most favorite thing to do was play golf anytime, anywhere.
Info: Markiewicz Funeral Home, P.C. 630-257-6363 or www.markiewiczfh.com