Cameron Axel Shade

Cameron Axel Shade, 22, passed away on November 12, 2022, at Reading Hospital. Born in Pottstown, PA, on June 5, 2000, Cameron was the son of Sarah L. (Swanson) Rodriguez and the late Chris F. Shade Jr.


In his spare time, Cameron enjoyed gaming on his computer and PlayStation, particularly the game, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, watching Anime and Harry Potter movies, and reading fantasy novels. He also loved to spend time outside skateboarding, fishing, and taking photos of wildlife, especially cats. Cameron was a tattoo enthusiast, and a loving son and brother who will be deeply missed.


In addition to his mother, Cameron is lovingly remembered by his siblings, Cody Shade, Aerie Swanson, Cayden Shade, and Samantha Shade; his paternal grandfather, Chris Shade Sr.; and his paternal grandmother, Sherry Wampole.


Visitation will take place on November 21, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 6:00 p.m.


A webcast of Cameron’s service will be available beginning at 6:00 p.m. Please visit and click on the “Webcast” tab to view the webcast. If you have any questions, please call (610) 323-8220.


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