Mary L. Slade, 73

Mary L. Slade (nee Poock), 73, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011.

Mary was born on Dec. 15, 1937 to Alfred and Dorothy (nee DeLong) Poock, Sr. She married Richard Slade on Sept. 7, 1957 in Dayton, Ohio. Mary especially enjoyed traveling to Europe and all over the United States. Above all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Mary is survived by her husband Richard; children Richard II (Sherry), David (Susan), Brian (Lisa), and Bradley (Tracie); grandchildren Erica (Mike) Mercandante, Richard III, Alex, Daniel, Mathew, Ashley, Taylor, and Austin; and great-grandchildren Georgia and Giovanni. She is further survived by six siblings, three brothers-inlaw, and many other nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends.

A Funeral Service for Mary will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 at Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church, 323 S. Fifth Ave. in West Bend with Rev. Jeremy Deaner presiding. Visitation will be from noon until 1:45 p.m. at the CHURCH ONLY on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. Interment of cremains will take place at Miami Memorial Gardens in Centerville, OH at a later date.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family
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