Charles "Charlie" M. Wade

June 19, 1925March 15, 2014

Charles M. “Charlie” Wade, 88, went to his heavenly home Saturday, March 15, 2014. Born in Somerville, Mass., he attended Somerville schools. He boarded the USS Ticonderoga (CV-14) as a “Plank Owner” at age 18 and served three years in the South Pacific with the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Homosassa and the USS Ticonderoga Assoc., enjoying many ship reunions, cruising, and doing jig saw puzzles, many of which were displayed in his home. He was predeceased by his parents, Guy and Agnes Wade, and five siblings. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Bernice “Bunny” Wade; daughter, Donna Wade; son, Bill Wade; and grandchildren, Julie and Michael Wade. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Homosassa. Those who wish may contribute in Charlie’s name to the memorial fund of First United Methodist Church, 8831 Bradshaw Street, Homosassa, FL 34448 or a charity of your choice. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa,


  • Memorial Service of Remembrance Saturday, March 22, 2014

Charles "Charlie" M. Wade

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March 26, 2014

So sorry to hear of the passing of Charlie, one of the old timers at softball at the "Bicentennial field" in Crystal River. Haven't seen him for quite a while, but remember him well. Bunny, God be with you and your family.


March 24, 2014

Bunny/Bill/Donna. So sorry to hear about Charlies passing. He was such a good guy with a terrific disposition and a great sense of humor. My condolences. Tony & Roberta D'Amico

March 20, 2014

Bill and Donna,
I always enjoyed being around Charlie, he had a great sense of humor. He is a big part of our childhood memories of good times spent in your house. Out thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Mike White & Family

Merrill Pregeant

March 20, 2014

I am very sorry for you loss, Donna and family. You are in my thoughts.

Jo-Ann Thompson

March 20, 2014

Donna, my deepest sympathy to you, your Mom, brother, niece and nephew. Your Dad will always be in your hearts. Love, JoJo

March 20, 2014

Dear Donna
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family , during this time of sorrow.
With Deepest Sympathy
Rosalie MacDonald

Sylvia Stratton

March 19, 2014

Aunt Bunny - my deepest sympathy to you , Donna, Charles and your grandchildren. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Much Love, Sylvia

Susan Angelo

March 19, 2014

May the support of friends and family comfort you during this difficult time.
Sorry for your loss.

Art & Nina Ross

March 19, 2014

Our Hearts go out to you Aunt Bunny at this tough time.. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Art and Nina

Susan Pritchard

March 19, 2014

and to Mr. Wade: Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You made your Country proud, Sir.