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Rachel Limardo Wade  

Rachel Limardo Wade

October 18, 1923 –¬†February 18, 2016

Rachel Limardo Wade, age 92, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 18, 2016.

Born in Brooklyn, NY on October 18, 1923, Rachel was a daughter of the late Angelo and Carmen Limardo. She proudly served her country as a member of the U.S. Army. Rachel made her career as a supervisor with the Social Security Administration, retiring after many years of dedicated employment.

In her leisure time, she enjoyed spending time in New York City, reading and traveling. Rachel was happiest in the company of her beloved family and will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wade. Rachel is survived by her son, Jerry C. Atkins and his wife, Pamela of Middletown, DE; brother, Angelo Limardo of LaGrange, NY; sister, Ruth Sprouse of Amsterdam, NY; 2 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren; and 3 step great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday afternoon, February 22, 2016, at Calvary Cemetery, 49-02 Laurel Hill Boulevard, Woodside, NY.

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  1. Heather Egan, February 19, 2016

    I’m sorry I did not get to know my “step grandmother” I do have a memory of cooking dinner for her and if I remember correctly she did enjoy it You were very sweet to me and I know you will be looking down on your family and watching out for them.

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  2. Carol McNasby, February 19, 2016

    So sorry for your loss Pam and Jerry. Pam really loved this lady and spoke highly of her all the time Jerry!

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  3. Tammy Wilken, February 19, 2016

    On behalf of the Wilken family, we are so sorry for you loss. May she rest in peace.
    Love, Tammy Wilken

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  4. Linda Wilkinson, February 20, 2016

    Our deepest sympathy to you both Jerry and Pam and your whole family. We know, all to well, how tough this time of your life is…. God Bless. Linda and Bill

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  5. Colin Turzai, February 21, 2016

    I never got to know my step great grandmother Rachel, but according to my grandmother she knew me. She knew I was a writer and I actually just got off the phone with my grandmother and grandfather and found out she was proud of me despite not knowing me well, and even despite her dementia. I am saddened that I will never get to know her personally but through my family I’ll get to learn her legacy, and through myself I’ll get to live it to.
    My condolences go out to all those who knew her personally during her final days easpecialy my grandmother and grandfather.
    I hope she has found peace and health in the afterlife that she couldn’t find her later years here.

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  6. Mikayla egan, February 21, 2016

    I’m sorry I never got to meet you praying for you poppy and grandma much love your way

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