Weston Alexander Wade (Alex)


Weston Alexander Wade (Alex), 40, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 24, 2021. He was born in Blue Hill on May 22, 1981, to Benjamin Alexander and Lois M. (Willis) Wade.

Alex grew up and went to schools in Bar Harbor. He played baseball and football for the teams at MDI High School and graduated in the Class of 1999. Following high school, Alex was trained as a chef. He worked for a few years in restaurants in the area. He also worked for the MDI and Ellsworth Housing Authority in maintenance. While there, he made strong ties with the residents and staff. Alex had a kind and generous spirit, always ready to support and encourage others. Family was very important to him. He loved fishing with family and friends at camp on Beech Hill Pond in Otis. He also enjoyed playing golf with fellow golfers at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor.

Alex is survived by his mother, Lois, and his brother Andrew (Andy) Benjamin Wade and partner Jennifer Kay Wright. Also surviving are his sisters, Kirsten Wade Little and husband, Michael, and Melanie Luttman and husband, Ronald; brother, Benjamin P. Wade; uncle Roger and aunt Cheryl Willis; cousins, Jake Willis, Lily Willis and husband, David Nichalson, Kathy MacLeod, Nancy Myers, De-De Willis, Hazel Alley; and many other family members. Alex was predeceased by his father in 1987; grandparents, Weston and Jean (MacLeod) Willis and Benjamin W. and grandmother, whom he never met, Ruby A. Wade.

In Alex’s memory please be kind. When you learn something, teach someone.

There will be a private committal service at Ledgelawn Cemetery in Bar Harbor.

A celebration of life gathering for family and friends will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 2-4 p.m. at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald Funeral Homes, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth.

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.

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