2012-10-24 / Obituaries

Janet C. Spade Crystal Spring, 71

Ms. Janet C. Spade, 71, Crystal Spring, died at 1:15 a.m., Thursday, October 11, 2012, at her home.

She was born in Baltimore, Md., Wednesday, July 9, 1941, the daughter of the late Scott E. and Hulda M. (Smith) Palmer.

She is survived by sons: Allen, husband of Debbie ( Smith) Spade, Crystal Spring; Terry, husband of Eva (Henderer) Spade, Crystal Spring; Byron, husband of Chris (Homme) Spade, Crystal Spring; Stephen, husband of Cindy (Ellis) Spade, Crystal Spring; Jamie, husband of Petina (Fagley) Spade, Crystal Spring; a daughter, Elaine, wife of Darren Burkett, Crystal Spring; former husband, Joe A. Spade, Crystal Spring; 14 grandchildren: Curtis Spade, Ashley Smith, Brittany Spade, Renee Spade, Austin Spade, Brandon Spade, Clayton Burkett, Sarah Spade, Allison Spade, Madison Spade, Casey Spade, Bailey Burkett, Quinton Spade and Adyson Burkett; three great-grandchildren: Camden Spade, Bray Branson and Alexis Eberhart; and her three cousins, with whom she was raised like sisters: Kay Earhart, Claudia Ward and Sandy Stahle

She was a member of Breezewood Methodist Church.

She was a member of class of 1959 at Warfordsburg High School, where she graduated as the class salutatorian.

She worked as a legal secretary for 26 years for attorney Richard Lins. She also managed The Bookstore in Bedford from its opening until it closed its doors. She served on the Brush Creek Township Election Board for more than 40 years.

Funeral services were held at Jack H. Geisel Funeral Home Inc., Everett, at 11 a.m., Monday, October 15. Pastor Steve Salisbury officiated. Interment was at McKendree Cemetery, Crystal Spring.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Online condolences at www.geiselfuneral.com.

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