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Obituaries > QUADE, CHARLES J.

Funeral services for John J. Quade, 23, Marine Corps veteran and former Rutgers student, of 519 Chilton Street, Elizabeth, who was fatally injured in an automobile accident at Reading, Pa., on Sunday [August 3, 1947], were to be held this afternoon at 2 o’clock from the August F. Schmidt Memorial Funeral Home, 139 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth, with interment in Graceland Memorial Park.

Mr. Quade was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Quade of Elizabeth, and besides his parents is survived by a twin brother, Joseph, who was graduated in June from Rutgers University, and a brother Robert of Elizabeth.

Mr. Quade was working at Gale Hall, Wernersville, Pa., and had planned to enter the senior class at Miami University in the fall. Mr. Quade was a member of the Marine Raiders during the war. He was wounded during the Solomons and Guam campaign. He entered the Corps in March, 1943, went overseas and was discharged on December 20, 1945. He was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and attended Rutgers before he joined the Marines.