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Cynthia Lee Shade

Cynthia Lee Shade

Cynthia Lee Shade, 61, died at her residence in Fredonia, N.Y., on Sept. 16, 2021.

She was born in McKees Rocks, Pa. on April 26, 1960, to the late William J. and Elizabeth (Dodson) Mudge.

Cynthia enjoyed being an “at-home mom” to raise and guide her children, Anthony Michael and Michelle Shade. Besides her children, Cynthia is survived by her brothers, John and Michael Mudge, and sisters, Tracy Lacock, Patricia Rowly and Beverly Harsh. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Savannah Leslie and Edwin Albert Ernst IV, and Gabriel William and Benjamin Wallace Caraballo Jr. She will be missed by her three cats, especially “Smug.”

Cynthia was preceded in death by her special companion, William Gula.

Relatives and friends are invited to pay your respects to Cynthia’s family on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, from 6:00 -8:00 PM, at the FANTAUZZI FUNERAL HOME, 82 E. Main St., Fredonia, N.Y. Her interment will be on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Dunkirk, N.Y.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations to the Pet Pantry, in Cynthia’s memory, would be gratefully appreciated.

All arrangements have been entrusted to Michael R. Fantauzzi, Owner and Director.