ELYRIA, OHIO — Kathleen J. Wade, (nee-Wilfong), 83, of Wellington passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 at her home with her loving daughter and granddaughter at her side. She was born May 31, 1930 in Buckhannon and was a Wellington resident for more than 50 years.
Kathleen worked as a cashier at the CVS Pharmacy in Oberlin, retiring in 2001 and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include her daughters, Pamela Dobbins of Wellington and Shirley Malinowski of Wakeman; son, Wyatt Wade of Elyria; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard in 2011, sisters, Maxine Hostetler and Gladys Bell, and brothers, Clyde, Frank and Darrie Wilfong.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 1 p.m. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. The Rev. Ralph Krall, pastor of the LaGrange United Methodist Church will Officiate. Burial will be at Camden Cemetery, Camden Township. Memorial contributions can be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com.