Ronald S. “Gullikson” Wade


Ronald S. “Gullikson” Wade, 31, of Washington Avenue, died unexpectedly on Sunday, July 15, 2018, at his home.

Ron was born in Portland, Maine, on May 5, 1987, the son of Ronald S. Gullikson and the late Patricia A. Wade. He attended local schools and played football at Deering High School.

On July 18, 2007, he married April Rasys.

Ron worked as a laborer doing construction most of his life. In his spare time, he loved listening to and performing rap music, he enjoyed boxing and loved to go camping and spend time in the outdoors. His greatest enjoyment came from the time he spent surrounded by his family who were all very important to him.

Ron was predeceased by his mother, Patricia Wade, in 2011. He is survived by his wife, April R. Wade, of Berlin, N.H.; father, Ronald S. Gullikson, of Portland; maternal grandmother Roberta Fronczek of Bridgton; maternal grandfather James and his wife, Fran Wade, of Mount Desert Island; paternal grandmother, Diane Gullikson of Portland; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Home, 172 State St., Portland, ME. To view Ron’s memorial page, or to share an online condolence, please visit

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