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Obituary for Ronald "Spooly" Wade Sr.

Ronald "Spooly" Wade, son of the late Marshall and Ressie Holmes was born June 29, 1945 in Newark, New Jersey. He entered into eternal rest on October 4, 2020 peacefully at home.

Ronald was a former member of the Union Baptist Church under the leadership of both the late Rev. T. H. Alexander and the late Rev. Ronald W. Johnson.

Ronald worked for over 50 years as a seamster and also worked a few years as a custodian for Passaic City Head Start.

He was preceded in death by his parents Marshall and Ressie Holmes, wife Jannie Mae Wade. His beloved Sandra Shennett, 2 brothers Robert Wade and Willie Holmes, 1 sister Gladys Boulware, 1 son Ronald Wade Jr.

Ronald was also a member of the Gospel Singing Group, The Gospel Wonders and a member of the James A. Smith Lodge #182 where he held the office of secretary.

He leaves to cherish his warm and joyful memory

1 son
Alexander (Jennifer) Wade of Passaic, New Jersey

4 daughters
Ronica and
Japonica Wade of Passaic New Jersey

Octavia Wade of Paterson, New Jersey
Shakeema Wade of Philadelphia, PA.

13 Grandchildren Shyron Wade, Justin Wade, Jocelynn Petruccelli, Kimora Mouzone, Trajaz Mouzone, Jahsir Wade, Jordan Wade, Zion Blacknell, Ariah Cook, Joseph Wade, Alvineer Reed, Benjamin Bell Hannah, Tabitha Hannah Bell,

2 Great Grandchildren
Unique Wade and Victoria Wade

. 2 Brothers
Billy Joe Holmes,
Richard Holmes

3 sisters
Grace Holmes,
Hattie Holmes,
Anna (Spencer) Ringold

,Brother in law John Boulware,
7 sisters in law,

Aunt Ethel Dollar

, a his faithful Nurse Victoria Johnson.

A host of aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and Friends.