Martha McDade

Mrs. Martha Elizabeth McDade, 83, of Inverness, Fla., formerly of Otego, died Friday, May 18, 2007.
She was born Aug. 21, 1923, daughter of the late Warren and Emma Strickland Anderson in Mount Ivy.
Martha was a senior vice commander for Disabled American Veterans, chapter 70 in Inverness; a member of Living Information for Today in Inverness, the Red Hat Society of Inverness, Apple Dumplin Group and The Upstate New York Club. She enjoyed playing the piano, sewing and was the matriarch of the family. She was a member of Ladentown Methodist Church, Pomona.
She is survived by two sons, William (Deborah) G. McDade of Jensen Beach Fla., James W. McDade of Suffern; her daughter-in-law, Linda M. McDade of Garrettsville; two sisters, Mary Gallagher of Oregon; Mabel Barnhart of California; five grandchildren, William McDade Jr., Vermont, Serena McDade of Otego, Amanda McDade of Schenectady, Kayla McDade of Otego, Meaghan McDade of Pomona; and two great-grandchildren, Kyler and Alyssa.
She was predeceased by her husband, John H. McDade, in 2002 and by two sons, George McDade and John McDade.
Those who wish may send memorial donations to Hospice of Citrus County, PO Box 641270, Beverly Hills, Fla., 34464.

Published in The Daily Star on 5/23/2007.