Robert F. Wade, 95, of Hudson and Northborough


Robert F. Wade, 95, of Hudson and NorthboroughHudson/Northborough – Robert F. Wade, 95, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

Born in Clinton, he was raised in Hudson, where he remained a resident until moving to Whitney Place in Northborough, an assisted living facility where he spent the last 10 years of his life.

After graduating from Northeastern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Bob went on to have a career in the plastics industry. He began as a manager at Victory Plastics in Hudson, and, in the mid-1960s, became a manager and salesman at Duplicon, Corp. in Westborough. In 1971, Bob was asked to help start up a vacuum-form plastics company, Mayfield Plastics, in Worcester. He retired in 1987.

Bob leaves behind his daughter, Kathryn Faria, and her husband Paul of Acton; his son, Thomas Wade of Denver, Colo.; his granddaughter, Lisa Brady and her husband Bill of Rocky Hill, Conn.; his grandson, Peter Faria and his wife Jeanne of Holland; and his great-grandchildren, Samantha Brady and Ryan Brady of Rocky Hill, Conn. He is pre-deceased by his wife, Elaine, and son, Robert.

Bob’s family would like to thank everyone at Whitney Place in Northborough for the wonderful care, compassion, and support he received as a resident of the Whitney community.

Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, March 1, from 3-7 p.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson. A funeral service for Bob will be held Thursday, March 2, at 10 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church, 34 Felton St., Hudson. Burial will follow at Forestvale Cemetery, Broad Street, Hudson.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the Malignant Hypothermia Association of the United States in memory of Bob’s son, Robert E. Wade, P.O. Box 1069, Sherburne, NY 13460 ([email protected]).

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