Johnnie Irwin "Sonny" Slade
1944 — 2022
Johnnie Irwin Slade ("Sonny"), 78, transitioned from this life peacefully on August 12, 2022. He was born on April 29, 1944 in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Verneice and John F. Slade. Sonny grew up in Hampton, VA, before relocating to Middletown, CT. He worked for the Santoro Construction Company for over 25 years. He opened "Sonny's Auto Shop," over 40 years ago - which is well known to the community of Middletown to this day. Sonny was predeceased by his brothers, David Slade and Lloyd Slade; sisters, Mary, Deborah, and Joyce; son, Sonny Jamaa Slade; and great-grandson, Trevon Barnes, Jr. To cherish his memory Sonny leaves his wife since 2002, Lorraine Geraldine Slade; brothers, Aaron...