Dr. George O. McDade, Jr.
unknown - November 18, 2011
Dr. George O. McDade, Jr., of Manlius, NY, passed away Nov. 18, 2011, due to kidney cancer. Dr. McDade was born in Rochester, PA, to the late George O. McDade, Sr. and Margaret Mentzer McDade. Dr. McDade was a graduate of Beaver High School, Beaver, PA. While working his way through college, he was employed by J & L Steel Company in Aliquippa, PA. In 1962, he graduated from Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA, and in 1966 graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine with a Doctor of Medical Dentistry. Dr. McDade served two years as senior assistant dental surgeon in the United States Public Health Service, Division of Indian Health in Chinle, Arizona on the Navaho Reservation. He served a prosthodontic residency at Wood Veterans Administration Hospital in Milwaukee, WI. Dr. McDade was a staff dentist at the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Syracuse, from 1970 to 1974 when he then became chief of dental services retiring in 1996. Dr. McDade served as clinical assistant professor, Department of Surgery at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, NY from 1988-1996. He was a member of the Advisory Board, School of Dental Hygiene Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, from 1983-1996. He was a member of the American Dental Association, Federal Services Branch. He was a member of Chittenango Kingdom Hall. He enjoyed fishing and time spent with his grandchildren.
Dr. McDade is survived by his wife of 53 years, Nancy Russell McDade and four daughters, Kelly (Steve) Roach of Manlius, NY, Karen MacKnight of Syracuse, NY, Kristen (Michael) Watral of Babylon, NY and Kerry (James) Gardner of Manlius, NY. He is survived by nine grandchildren, Joshua and Amanda Roach, Riley and Mark MacKnight, twins, Noah and Kate Watral and Kara Watral and Nathan and Lindsey Gardner; his sister, Peggy Burwell of Louisville, OH; brother, Marshall McDade of Palmyra, PA; sister-in-law, Joyce Smith of Darlington, PA; brother-in-law, Lawrence Jarvela of Rice Lake, WI; and nine nieces and nephews.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Newell-Fay Manlius Chapel, 8171 Cazenovia Rd. (Rt. 92), Manlius. Inurnment will be at the Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery, New Galilee, PA. For directions, florists, or a guestbook, please visit scheppfamily.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.