Joseph "Don" McDade
Family-Placed Funeral Notice

JOSEPH "Don" McDADE Age 78 of Royal Palm Beach, FL. Born May 13, 1928 in Montclair, New Jersey. Went to be with our Lord April 7, 2007. He has been a resident of Palm Beach County for 35 years. He was in the Air Force during the Korean War for four years and spent four years in the Air Force Reserve. His trade as a Journeyman Electrician was one of his passions for 58 years, having his own Electrical Business for 14 years in New Jersey. He moved his family to Palm Beach County in 1972, and was an electrician for the Palm Beach County School Board for 27 years. His other passions were his family, fishing, and golf. Don is survived by his devoted wife and best friend of 52 years, Evelyn H. McDade; two children: Deborah M. Riecks of West Palm Beach, Daniel (wife Cynthia) McDade of Loxahatchee; three grandsons: James Donald (wife Allison) Riecks of Ormond Beach, FL, Peter J. Riecks of Orlando, FL and Donnovan G. McDade of Loxahatchee, FL. Two great grandchildren: Margaret and Elijah Riecks. The Family will receive relatives and friends from 6pm to 8pm Saturday April 14, 2007 at Palms West Funeral Home, 110 Business Parkway, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411. A memorial service will take place at 7:30 pm with Rev. Bill Keith of First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Joseph D. McDade may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 8333 West McNab Road, Suite 129, Tamarac, FL 33321. To express condolences and/or make donations Visit

Published in The Palm Beach Post from 4/11/2007 - 4/14/2007.