Ralph Kenneth Wade

Ralph Kenneth Wade, 64, of Harrisburg, passed away Friday, April 24, 2015 at Harrisburg Hospital. Ralph was born in New Rochelle, New York on October 2, 1950, a son of the late Mary Ida Wade-Shelton and Ralph McDaniel. He was retired from the Harrisburg School District. Ralph was a member of Prince Hall Paxton Lodge #16 of the Free and Accepted Masons. Ralph enjoyed fishing.
Ralph is survived by his loving wife Betty L. (Evans) Wade; daughters, Shannon Wade, Janelle Wade both of Harrisburg, PA; a sons, Kenneth Wade also of Harrisburg PA, and Kenneth Wade - D'Amore, of New Jersey; a sister, Mary "Cookie" Wade-Lewis (Eric) of the Bronx, NY; brothers, Alan Shelton (Rhonda) of Virginia, Michael Shelton (Dorothy) of Maryland, and Timothy Shelton, of the Bronx, NY. Grandchildren, Jazmine, Hope, Desiree', Destinee', Dynastee', Kenneth Jr., Isaiah, and Joshua. Also Surviving are Aunts, Dorothy Leak, Dora Dixon, Margaret and Raymond Wallace, Marjorie 'Tiny" Crumbley and many cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by a son Ralph K. Wade, Jr. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. in the Dailey Funeral Home. A viewing will be held from 1 to 2 PM in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Shoops Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a contribution to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. The Dailey Funeral Home Is Honored To Serve The Wade Family.


Dear Daddy, I love you more than anything in this world, I'm missing you like crazy right now, I know you would want your baby girl to be strong, but I'm just very hurt that you were taken from me so soon... It's like I can't grieve hard enough for you. You were my life, and until I see you again, rest in heaven daddy.. I'll get to give you one last kiss on Friday morning, I'll always love you baby. Your baby girl daughter, Janelle

Janelle Wade
Harrisburg, PA

to our dearest and devoted friend Wade you will be missed significantly in our community and we're sorry we didn't have more time to spend with you our love and prayers go out to you and your family

Kim Rhodes & Ra...
Highspire, Pa.

Sending loving thoughts and prayers to the entire family during this difficult time. Please know that you are in my thoughts.

Lisa Naulty

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