Daniel R. Shade

01/24/1961 - 04/10/2021


Obituary For Daniel R. Shade

Daniel R. Shade
Jan. 24, 1961-April 10, 2021

Daniel R. Shade, 60, of Altoona, passed away Saturday at Penn Knoll Village after a brief illness.
He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Ronald and Mary (Dougherty) Shade.
Daniel is survived by his daughters: Hillary Heilman of San Diego, CA and Emily Shade (Stephanie Cataldo) of Pittsburgh; his mother, Mary Shade of Altoona and a sister, Dana Shade (Janice Penrod) of Bedford; a special nephew, Ethan Howell; numerous cousins and aunt and uncles.
He was a graduate of Altoona High School and of Penn State University.
Daniel was a member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.
At the request of the deceased there will be no visitation or services. There will be a celebration of life at a later date.
The family requests that contributions be made in Daniel’s memory to: Mending Hearts, P.O. Box 97, Hollidaysburg, Pa. 16648.
Arrangements are provided by E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home, 2309 Broad Ave., Altoona, Pa. 16601.
Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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  • 04/15/2021

    Dana, sorry to read about your brother Daniel's passing. May your memories sustain you through this difficult time.

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Joseph J. Stevens III


Joseph J. Stevens III