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Funeral for Stoughton High Senior David Wade to be Held Friday

David Wade, a 17-year-old senior at SHS, died after being shot on Saturday, Sept. 29. His funeral will be Friday with visiting hours scheduled for Thursday. A scholarship fund in his name has been set up by the Stoughton Public Schools.

The following obituary is from the Farley Funeral Home website:

David James Wade, 17, a lifelong resident of Stoughton, died accidentally on Saturday, September 29 at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton.

He was the son of Douglas W. and Karyn A. (Kemp) Wade of Stoughton. Born in Quincy, he was educated in Stoughton schools and was a senior at Stoughton High School.

David was on his way to being a Triple Crown Recipient for playing three sports for all four years of high school. He was a member of the Stoughton High School football team, #56, as well as the track and field and cheerleading teams. He also volunteered for many school activities. He enjoyed camping, swimming and motorcycles.

In addition to his parents, David is survived by his brothers, John Paul Wade, Steven Anthony Wade and Michael Andrew Wade all of Stoughton. He was the grandson of Carolyn and Howard Kemp of Waltham, Evelyn Wade of Burlington and the late Robert Wade. He was the uncle of Abigail Riley Maready (Wade) and Cheyanne Elizabeth Wade. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral Service will be held at St. James Church, 560 Page St., in Stoughton on Friday, October 5 at 10 a.m. Visiting Hours will be held at the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt.27) in Stoughton on Thursday, October 4 from 3-7 p.m. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations for the David James Wade Scholarship Fund may be made to the Black Knights, c/o Margie Tarpey, Stoughton Public Schools, 232 Pearl St., Stoughton, MA 02072.

Click here to read a tribute article about David.

Joanne October 02, 2012 at 11:44 AM
I didn't know you but I feel so connected maybe because its our small town but for whatever reason. May you rest in peace and be in the arms of God and your grandfather. My thoughts and prayers are with the Wade family. Joanne
Chris Dracopoulos October 04, 2012 at 06:49 PM
Doug, Karyn and family. I know how you must feel, since we buried my 59 year old son on Sept 18th. He passed away from Cardiac Pulmonary Edema, (Congestive heart failure). No matter how, but, losing a child is the worst thing that could happen to a Mom & Dad. MAY THEIR MEMORY BE ETERNAL. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and know that we care about you and share in your sadness today. Fondly, Chris & daughter Dorri Bob's next door friends and neighbors
Millenia Oliveira October 04, 2012 at 07:15 PM
Wow this is so depressing. My condolences to the Wade family </3 #56<3

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