Teddy E. “Ted” Slade
STEAMBURG — Teddy E. “Ted” Slade, 71, of Route 394, Steamburg, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, at UPMC-Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.
He was born May 27, 1950, in Cuba, N.Y., the son of the late Laverne Slade and N. Ernestine Crandall Slade of Randolph.
Ted attended Randolph Central School and retired from the town of Coldspring Highway Department, where he was a heavy equipment operator. In earlier years, he had worked on many area dairy farms, H&H Farm Service in East Randolph, Corbett Hill Gravel Products in Randolph and for Allegany State Park.
He was a social member of the Coldspring Fire Department and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6533 in East Randolph, and the former Loy-al Order of the Moose Lodge in East Randolph.
An avid outdoorsman, Ted enjoyed hunting, working with his hands, word working, working on vehicles, going to lawn sales, spending time with his family and helping others. He loved his dogs over the years and their companion-ship.
He is survived by his mother, Ernestine Crandall Slade of Randolph; his wife, Jeanne L. (Baker) Slade, whom he married on Jan. 12, 1974; three sons: Aaron (Vanesa Bradigan) Slade of Conewango Valley, Brian Slade of Arvada, Colo,, and Chad (Briget Giambrone) Slade of Steamburg.
He is additionally survived by five grandchildren: Christian Giambrone, Xander Slade, Payton Slade, Camryn Slade and Maddox Slade; and two brothers: Terry B. Slade and Timothy C. Slade and his wife, Michelle, all of Randolph.
He was preceded in death by his father, Laverne Slade; stepfather, Allan Sl; a daughter, Karen Slade in 1975: and a sister, Nancy Peterson in 1983.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday (Sept 20, 2021) in the Van-Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St,, Randolph, services will follow at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Jonathan Douglas, pastor of the Randolph First Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Steamburg Cemetery.
To leave a condolence, log onto www.vanrensse-laerandsonfuneralhome.com
Memorials if desired may be sent to the Coldspring Fire Department, Route 394, Steamburg, N.Y 14783