2012-05-17 / Obituaries

Adrian H. Spade Needmore, 93

Adrian H. Spade, 93, Needmore, died Monday, May 14, 2012, at her residence.

She was born in Saluvia, Pa., March 23, 1919, the daughter of the late Sherman J. and Gilva Maye (Ensley) DeShong. She was the widow of Veryl M. Spade whom she had been married to for 66 years.

She was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Needmore, where she was in charge of the music program for 70-plus years, the Ebenezer United Methodist women, was treasurer of Ebenezer Cemetery Association for 27 years and was the oldest living member of Sideling Hill Christian Church Ladies Aide in Needmore. She was a homemaker who loved music and she also gave piano lessons.

She is survived by daughters: Phyllis (wife of Dean) Truax of Needmore; Karen (wife of Charles) Mehring of Keymar, Md.; Patty (wife of John) Keefer of Needmore; sons: Coy ( husband of Dorothy) Spade of Needmore; James (husband of Dee Ann) Spade of Needmore; grandchildren: Lori, Deanna, Jill, Leslie, Amy, Sarah and Jamie; greatgrandchildren: Bethany, Matthew, Christopher, Conrad, Caitlin, Noah, Avery and Arlen.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Lou Fischer, and a stepbrother Milford Hann.

Services will be held at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Needmore, at 11 a.m.. on Thursday, May 17, 2012 with Pastor William Bair, Pastor Dale Glading and Pastor William Swope officiating. Interment will be at Ebenezer United Methodist Cemetery, Needmore.

There will be visitation on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. There will also be visitation one hour before the service on Thursday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ebenezer Church and Cemetery Association, in care of Dorothy Spade, 796 Black Bear Road, Needmore, PA 17238.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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