Ronald S. “Ron” Shade, 88 yrs., of Honey Brook, died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the Brandywine Hospital.

He was born on April 6, 1931 in Altoona, Pa. Ron was the son of the late Aden Wilbert and Mary L. (Mutzabaugh) Shade. He was the husband of Ruth Anne (Goodman) Shade, with whom he shared 62 years of marriage.

Ron was plant manager for the former Posey Iron Works of Lancaster. He enjoyed gardening, horses and horseback riding.

Ron was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

He is survived, in addition to his wife, by two sons, Ronald husband of Debra Shade of New Holland and Donald Shade of Honey Brook, three daughters, Mary wife of Lance Guldin of Narvon, Sandi wife of Steve Souden of Honey Brook, and Roseanne wife of Allen Maddox of Honey Brook and a brother, Donald K. Shade of Sinnemahoning, Pa. Also by eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

A private service and interment will be held at the convenience of the family at the Honey Brook Methodist Cemetery.

Arrangements by The Labs Funeral Home, Inc. of Honey Brook, Pa.

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So sorry for your loss Ruth Anne and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sending love and hugs.

~ Sharon (Filmore) Phillips
12/24/2019 9:34:19 AM

Ruthanne, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time,

~ Doris Barrage Coatesville, PA
12/23/2019 7:57:55 PM

Sorry to hear of Ron's passing, Ruth Anne. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

~ Bob Filmore
12/23/2019 7:30:18 PM

I’m sorry for your loss!!! Please express my sorrow to your mom, she was my buddy when I still worked in Morgantown!!! A neat lady!!!

~ Marc Schnable
12/23/2019 7:01:47 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time.

~ Lori and Steve Plank Narvon , PA
12/23/2019 11:25:30 AM

Aunt Ruthanne: Thinking of all of you at this time and sending my love and prayers. My memories with you and Uncle Ron in Honey Brook are ones that I will always cherish. Love to all.....Denise

~ Denise Shade-Plavchak
12/23/2019 10:08:59 AM

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