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Delmar L. Spade, 73

January 20, 2009

SEPT. 4, 1935-JAN. 18, 2009

HANCOCK - Delmar Lawrence Spade, 73, of Hollow Road, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009, at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

Born Sept. 4, 1935, in Hancock, he was the son of the late Leslie R. and Beatrice G. Truax Spade.

He attended Hancock-area schools.

He retired from A.G. Chemical Co., Downingtown, Pa.

He was a member of Amaranth Church of the Brethren, Warfordsburg, Pa.

He is survived by four sisters, Phyllis Thompson of Hancock, Viola Weigle of Hedgesville, W.Va., Elda Mertz of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Georgia DeShong of Hedgesville; three brothers, Bernard L. Spade of Hancock, Arlie G. Spade of Elkton, Md., and Jearld L. Spade of New Castle, Del.; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Estalene Ritz and Nancy Shives; and three brothers, Kenneth R. Spade, Walter R. Spade and James T. Spade.


Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. Pastor Freeman Snair will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Christian Cemetery, Warfordsburg.

The family will receive friends today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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