Garth C. "Bucky" Wade Sr.
1937 - 2020
BORN
1937
DIED
2020
FUNERAL HOME
Lynch Funeral Home
318 W. Broad St.
Horseheads, NY
Garth C. "Bucky" Wade Sr.

Horseheads - Garth C. "Bucky" Wade Sr. Age 82 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Thursday August 27, 2020. Garth was born on November 11, 1937 in Elmira, NY the son of the late John L. "Tim" and Vivian C. Marshall Wade Jr. Mr. Wade was a Veteran serving his country with the U.S. Navy. Garth married his wife, Patricia A. Laudenslager Wade, on August 15, 1959 and they just celebrated their 61st Wedding Anniversary. Garth was a news reporter/journalist for The Elmira Star Gazette and a retired Bus Driver with the Horseheads Central School District. Garth was an active member and Deacon of The First Presbyterian Church of Horseheads. He was pre-deceased by his parents, his son Timothy G. Wade in 1978 and his brother Timothy J. Wade in 1945 as well as his brother-in-law and sister-in-law Walter and Joanne Laudenslager. Garth loved his family and friends and treasured the time he spent with them. Mr. Wade is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Patricia; daughter: Sherry Schaefer of Penfield, NY; sons and daughters-in-law: Garth C. and Jennifer Wade Jr. of Sanger, CA and Michael S. and Wan Wade of Charlotte, NC; 9 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-laws: Nancy and Jan Muddle of Lincolnton, NC and Carol and Arnie True of Port Orange, FL; brother and sister-in-law: Tom and Mary Wade of Montour Falls, NY; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Bob and Sue Hendrickson of Newton, NH and Larry and Anne Hendrickson of Carlisle, PA; several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of caring friends. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS, NY on Thursday September 3, 2020 from 4-6 PM. Garth's Funeral Service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 6PM with Rev. Aaron Frank officiating. Full Military Honors will be accorded Mr. Wade at the Funeral Home . He will be laid to rest in Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, NY. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, everyone must wear a face mask and follow the social distancing guidelines. Words of Condolence and memories may be shared at www.lynchsfuneralhome.com .





Published by Star-Gazette from Aug. 29 to Sep. 2, 2020.
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Pat and Family,
Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers in this difficult time. Your loss is also a great loss to our community. I first met Garth when I was brand new to the area, 31years ago, and working in the District Attorney's office. He did a collection of human interest articles about people new to the area, including me. Of course, Garth covered the courts for years after that as well, and we continued have a good relationship. A couple of things I admired most about Garth, besides his friendliness and personableness, was his honesty and integrity. I know he always did what he felt was right, and he would always let me know what that was. I hadn't seen Garth much until more recently when I would see him around with his buddy and my neighbor, Dave. It was nice to be able to have conversations with him again.
God Bless.
Charles Metcalfe
Friend
September 11, 2020
Dear Pat + Family,
I am so sorry for your loss + know that my thoughts + prayers are with you all at this difficult time!
As you all know, Garth was an outstanding journalist who always focused on the important facts and the human interest aspect of all his stories. His engaging and warm personality enabled him to write very interesting and thorough articles.
He will be sorely missed as he always made a positive difference in everything he did! Rest In Peace forever my friend! Tom Tranter
Tom Tranter
Friend
September 3, 2020
Patricia Wade
Spouse
September 1, 2020
Patricia Wade
Spouse
September 1, 2020
To The Wade Family - You are all in my thoughts. May your joyful memories of him help you through this difficult time.
Bonnie Hart and Family
September 1, 2020
Dear Pat and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Garth's passing. I worked with him at Horseheads School Bus Garage for many years. He was a Great man, and will be missed by anyone who knew him. Please know that I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Glenn Pulleyn
Friend
August 31, 2020
R.I.P YOU WELL BE MISSED BY MANY.
harry g kruckow
Acquaintance
August 31, 2020
Condolences for an Outstanding Journalist & his family. Garth was an all around nice guy, loved his articles
Edward Nichols
Friend
August 31, 2020
Mike &Wan so so sorry for your loss
JoAnn ( Muccigrosso)Tippins
Family
August 30, 2020
To the Wade Family,
Garth was a very special person in our lives. We loved our breakfast get together with Pat and Garth. Happy memories of playing Euchre. Garth was an exceptional reporter and always wrote amazing real stories. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Mike and Lu Ann Saxton
Mike and Lu Ann Saxton
Friend
August 30, 2020
My thoughts and prayers to Garth's family. I first met Garth as young rookie police officer. Our friendship grew from there. He was always honest and sincere and I appreciated that very much. I also always appreciated his taking the time to write a special article that meant a lot to me. For that I'm forever grateful. God bless..
David Kole
Friend
August 30, 2020
Garth a most loving and unique man who thought mostly about everyone else. Alway seeking new knowledge about anything. Ride on Garth.
Renny
Friend
August 30, 2020
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