70, of Washington, died Wednesday, December 125, 2004, in his home following a lengthy illness. He was born May 20, 1934, in Rochester, PA, a son of Vernon and Bernice Tomlinson McDade, and was a graduate of Rochester High School. Mr. McDade was a member of the First Baptist Church in Washington. He enjoyed camping and was also a member of the Elks. He was the former owner and operator of ZEE Medical Supply in Washington and had been for more than 27 years. On August 28, 1953, he married Elizabeth "Betty" Cochran who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Virginia McDade-Foster and her husband Norman of Washington, Maribeth Moore and her husband Thomas of the North Hills; two sons, Richard E. McDade, Jr., and his wife Betsy of Ambridge, and Kenneth McDade and his wife Peggy of Washington; a brother Vernon McDade of Albuquerque, New Mexico; a sister, Dorothy Goettman of Rochester; 11 grandchildren, Rachel, Rebecca, Jennifer, Brian, Melody, Peggy, Christopher, Patrick, Matthew, Linda, and Richard; seven great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Shaner and Katherine Fisher. Preceding him in death is a grandchild,Jeremy McDade. Friends will be received on Thursday 7-9 pm and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm in the WILLIAM G. NEAL FUNERAL HOMES. LTD., 925 Allison Ave., Washington, where services will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2004, at 1 pm with Rev. Steve Brotzman officiating. The family requests memorial donations be made to the following: First Baptist Church, College & Wheeling, Washington, PA 15301 or Three Rivers Hospice, Empire Bldg., 2nd Flr., 3001 Jacks Run Rd., Whitehall, PA 15131.
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette  Published Thursday, December 16, 2004