2011-10-20 / Obituaries

Myrtle P. Spade Theresa A. Torsky

St. Thomas, 57
Everett, 93

Myrtle P. Spade, 93, Everett, died Thursday, October 13, 2011.

She was born August 4, 1918, in West Providence Township, Bedford County, a daughter of the late Emory W. and Stella (Campbell) Clark. She was united in marriage to Alvin A. Spade. He preceded her in death on October 20, 1980.

She is survived by one daughter, Connie A., married to Mitchell Harclerode, Everett; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Spade-Fetter, married to Dean, Everett; five grandchildren: Paula, married to William Gibbons, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Julie, married to Gerald Smith Jr., Bedford; Ginger, married to Jeffrey Mearkle, Clearville, Pa.; Clyde Spade Jr., married to Michelle (Williams), Everett; Chad Spade, Morgantown, W.Va.; five greatgrandchildren: Joshua Smith, Marlee Mearkle, Brandon Gibbons, Cody and Levi Spade; and a brother, Percy Clark, Bedford.

She was preceded in death by her dear sons: Clyde Spade Sr. and infant son Eugene Alvin Spade and the following brothers and sisters: Floyd Clark, Maude Calhoun, Wilbert Clark, Ruth Berkebile, Chalmer Clark, Laverne Beach, Marshall Clark and infant sister Marie Clark.

She was a member of Wesleyan Holiness Church, Everett.

She was an admissions clerk at Bedford Memorial Hospital for several years until her retirement.

She enjoyed collecting lighthouses and spending time with her family.

She was a loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a woman of faith and a wonderful role model. She was loved very much by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.

Funeral services were held Sunday, October 16, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Wesleyan Holiness Church, Everett. Rev. Bryon Myers officiated. Burial was in Whips Cove Cemetery.

Online condolences at www.akersfuneralhome.com.

If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Spade to the Wesleyan Holiness Church, P.O. Box 176, Everett, PA 15537.

Theresa Ann Torsky, 57, St. Thomas, died Wednesday, October 5, 2011, in Chambersburg.

Born October 12, 1953, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Frank Walter Bell Sr., Falling Waters, W.Va., and the late Betty Rayetta Stuller Bell.

She was a member of First Lutheran Church of Chambersburg.

In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband, Robert Torsky, Mc- Connellsburg; sons: Christopher S. Kovack, St. Thomas; and Paul M. Kovack II, Ovid, Idaho; brothers: John Bell, Falling Waters; Frank Bell Jr., Falling Waters; sisters: Saundra Pryor, South Mountain, Pa., and Debra Elliott, Bedford; and four grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Friday, October 14, at 7 p. m., at First Lutheran Church of Chambersburg. Rev. Steven D. Dorsett officiated. Interment was made at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the family, c/o Frank W. Bell Sr., 93 Cunningham Drive, Falling Waters, WV 25419.

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