Marsha Lafaille-Slade, 60, of Boone, N.C., passed away while surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Amorem in Lenoir.

She is survived by her husband, Patrick McConkey of Boone; two daughters, Nikki Slade and husband David Smith of Boone, and Sarah Lafaille of Boone; two sons, Josh McConkey of Boone, and Tim McConkey and wife Sherrill Fox of Asheville; two grandsons, Eli Slade of Boone and Jaydon Lafaille-Ward of Boone; special family members, Robin Combs and family of Ocala, Florida; Joby Alexander and family of Ocala, Florida; Dennis Holt and family of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Priscilla and Dave Grey of Boone; Florence Lesser and family of Massachusetts; and her special friends: the band members of The Collective in Newland, NC.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Sam and Florence Slade; sister, Barbara Ross and brother, Ernie Slade.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on October 23 at the Boone Moose Lodge.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at, Amorem Hospice Care at, or to the Moose Children’s Home,

Online condolences may be sent to the Lafaille-Slade family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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