2010-10-21 / Obituaries

Georgia M. DeShong

Hedgesville, W.Va., 80

Georgia M. DeShong, 80, Hedgesville, W.Va., died Thursday, October 14, 2010, at Charlotte’s Home in Boonsboro, Md.

Born February 28, 1930, in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Randolph and Beatrice G. Truax Spade and the widow of Bud Elmer DeShong, who died November 14, 1990.

She was formelry employed by Pepperidge Farms in Downington, Pa.

She was a member of The Miracle Center and attended Victory Tabernacle in Hedgesville, W.Va.

She enjoyed traveling, and her home was always open to friends and family in need.

She is survived by two sons: Ronald E. DeShong and Keith A. DeShong, both of Hedgesville, W.Va.; three sisters: Viola Weigle, Hedgesville, W.Va.; Elda Mertz, Falling Waters, W.Va.; Phyllis Thompson, Hancock; and three brothers: Bernard L. Spade, Hancock; Arlie G. Spade, Elkton, Md.; Jearld L. Spade, New Castle, Del.; five grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was precede din death by a daughter, Connie DeShong Rubeck; and two sisters: Estalene Ritz and Nancy Shives; and four brothers: Kenneth, Walter, James T. and Delmar Spade.

Services were held Monday, October 18, at 11:00 a.m., at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock. Rev. Steve Dawson officiated. Burial was in Buck Valley Methodist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be amde to American Alzheimer’s Assoc., P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.

Online condolences at www.grovefh.com.

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