Peter McDade Sr.


Peter McDade Sr., 90, of Holy Family Manor, Bethlehem, formerly of Schuylkill Haven, died Monday evening at the manor. Born in Scotland, he was a son of the late Peter and Agnes Curley McDade. He was employed as a cost analyst for Worthington Corp., Harrison, N.J. He was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, Schuylkill Haven, and attended the retreat of St. Josephs-in-the-Hills, Malvern. His first wife, Kristina Skelton, died in 1978, and his second wife, Helen Maurer Brown, died in 1997. Surviving are a daughter, Isabelle Ganzer, Somerset, N.J.; four sons, Peter Jr., New Mexico, Joseph, Phoenix, Ariz., Gerard, Clark, N.J., and Henry, El Paso, Texas; a stepdaughter, Bonnie Buchanan, Schuylkill Haven; a brother, James, Pearl River, N.Y.; 14 grandchildren; a great-grandson. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. Friday at St. Ambrose Church. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home Inc., Schuylkill Haven, is in charge of arrangements.