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Ellery Lamont WadeFebruary 2, 1955 ~ August 24, 2017 (age 62)
Mr. Ellery Lamont Wade, 62, a resident of Boulevard Townhomes, Wilkes-Barre, entered into Glory Thursday afternoon in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, following a lingering illness.
Born February 2, 1955 in Wilkes-Barre, he was one of ten children to Mrs. Edna V. (Gleaves) Wade of Wilkes-Barre and the late Mr. Jesse Wade Jr.
Educated in the city schools, Mr. Wade was a graduate of the James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre. He was a baptized member of the Mount Zion Baptist Church, Wilkes-Barre.
Following his formal education, Mr. Wade proudly served our country during the Viet Nam era with the United States Army.
Until his retirement, Mr. Wade was self-employed as a carpenter locally in construction, and enjoyed wood working. He later was employed with the Cin-Ram Corporation of Pittston and for the Lord and Taylor Distribution Center in Wilkes-Barre Township.
In addition to his father who passed on August 25th of last year, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse III in 1976, by a sister, Darnel Palmer in 2002, a brother-in-law, Anthony Dawkins in 1993 and several aunts and uncles.
Left to morn his passing are his beloved mother, Mrs. Edna V. Wade; His son, Eric and grandson, Xavier Lucian Wade of Wilkes-Barre; Brothers and sisters including, Malachi and his wife Peggy, Norman and his wife Susan, Jeffrey, Rosalyn, Cynthia, Elvira and Doreese Wade, all of Wilkes-Barre; Brother-in-Law, Fred Palmer of Florida; A host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Homegoing services for Mr. Wade will be conducted on Saturday, September 2nd at 11:00 a.m. from the Mount Zion Baptist Church, 105 Hill Street, Wilkes-Barre. The Reverend Michael E. Brewster, pastor will serve as celebrant. Interment with prayers of committal will follow in the family lot of Denison Cemetery, Denison Avenue, Swoyersville.
Relatives and friends may join the Wade family for visitation and remembrances Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services directly at the church.
The Wilkes-Barre Heights location of the John V. Morris Family Funeral Homes Inc. are honored to care for Mr. Wade and his family at this time.