Richard C. Slade
Richard C. Slade AGE: 77 • Freehold Township Richard C. Slade, 77, of Freehold Township, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at home. He was born in Jersey City. Mr. Slade was a boiler operator for Stauffer Chemical, Parlin. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, and a member of the Cpl. Phillip A. Reynolds Detachment 203, Freehold, where he was devoted to the Toys for Tots program. He was also a member of the American Legion Post. No. 54, Freehold. He was devoted Mets and Raiders fan. He was predeceased by his wife, Carol Combs Slade; his parents, Percy E. and Catherine Ryan Slade; and his brothers, Alvin and Foster Slade. Surviving are a son, Sean Slade, Centerburg, Ohio; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Dan Harris, Centerburg, Ohio; three brothers, Howard Slade, Freehold Township; Kevin Slade and his wife, Susan, Freehold, and Desmond Slade and his wife, Ingrid, Jackson Township; a sister, Alyce Dziedziech and her husband, Steve, Smithtown, New York; His uncle and aunt, Rodger and Theresa Ryan, San Jose, California; four grandchildren, Tabbitha Hubbard, Robert Hubbard, Jr., Kirstin Hanna, and Taylor Harris; and five great grandchildren, Devon, Dylan, Harper, Adeline and Sawyer. Visitation will be held at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center Street, Freehold, on Thursday 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Marine Corp services will be held at 7:00 p.m. and funeral services will be held at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Donations in his memory to the Corporal Phillip A. Reynolds Detachment, 50 Waterworks Road, Freehold, NJ 07728 would be appreciated.
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