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Bessie H. Bay Shade Bessie H. Bay Shade, age 86, of Millcreek Twp. died Saturday, August 11, 2007 at Pleasant Ridge Manor West. She was born in Erie, PA on December 3, 1920, the daughter of the late, John and Helen Grabowski Bay. She was a life-long Erie resident and was employed at the Bel Aire Hotel. Bessie was a member of Lakewood United Methodist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, and playing cards. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Shade, one sister, Stella Reksio, one brother, Joseph Bay, and one son-in-law, Robert R. Smith. She is survived by two daughters, Janice Naglowsky and her husband, Michael, of Erie, Dorothea Smith of West Palm Beach, FL, one son, Melvin Bole and his wife, Patricia, of Cogan Station, PA, one step-son, Irwin Bole and his wife, Helen, of Erie, nine grandchildren: Jodi Rivas, John Naglowsky, Michelle Shields, Robert and Scott Smith, Nathan and Chris Bole, Rachel Kirk, and Rebecca Bond, eleven great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home, Inc. 4216 Sterrettania Rd. on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited there on Tuesday for the funeral service at 10:00 am conducted by the Rev. Andrew Spore. Interment Erie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Lakewood United Methodist Church, 3856 West Tenth St. Erie, PA 16505 or the Vision and Blindness Resources-Erie Center, 2402 Cherry St., Erie, PA 16502.
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