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Oscar "Tom" Wade, Jr.

Obituary for Oscar "Tom" Wade, Jr.

April 11, 1940 - May 30, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 77

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Oscar "Tom" Wade, Jr., age 77, of McHenry, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Chicago on April 11, 1940, the son of Oscar Thomas Sr., and Eugenia (nee Kuraszek) Wade. On November 24, 1982, he married Patricia Hammer in Woodstock, IL.

Tom was a retired veteran, having served four tours from 1957 to 1979, as a medic with the United States Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion Post 491 and the VFW Post 4600. He retired from TC Industry. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother. He will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Wade, children: Mark Wade Sr., Marcia Wade, and Terry (Art) Vo, step-daughter: Heather Anderson, step-son: Kevin (Michelle) Anderson, twelve grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and sister Alice (Burnley) Miracle of Crown Point, IN.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Oscar T. Sr., and Eugenia Wade, in-laws: Orville and Gertrude Hammer and brother, Nathan Wade.

Visitation will take place on Friday, June 2, 2017, from 10am to 12pm at Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory 591 Ridgeview Dr. McHenry, IL. Interment will be at Windridge Cemetery in Cary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Tom's name to PTSD Foundation of America/Camp Hope, 9724 Derrington Road, Houston, Texas 77064.

For more information visit www.colonialmchenry.com

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Tom's name to PTSD Foundation of America/Camp Hope, 9724 Derrington Road, Houston, Texas 77064.

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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