May 16, 1938 ~ March 14, 2014
Rochester: March 14, 2014. Richard passed unexpectedly, after a brief illness with his family by his side. He is predeceased by his parents, Robert & Ruth Slade; sister, Donna Gifaldi. He is survived by his children, Linda Wasmuth (Doug Camp), John Slade (Shelly Turner) & Elizabeth (Don) Iafe; ex-wife, Bonnie Slade; step-daughter, Janine (Mark) Green; 12 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; siblings, Daniel (Eileen) Slade, David (Marie) Slade, , Barbara (Gary) Maleck, Peggy (Joe) Leone, Ellen (Jackie) Slade & Karen (John) Rheinheimer; several nieces and nephews; many dear friends. Richard's family would like to express a sincere thank you to the staff of Unity Hospital, Unit 2600 for their professionalism, care & support. Richard is a proud Veteran of the United States Navy. Richard's visitation will be held Wednesday, March 19th, 4-8 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, March 20th, 9:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 296 Flower City Park. Interment will follow Mass in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.