ESTERO, FL: Clarissa E. (Palmer) McQuade, 95, of Estero, died July 14, 2012 in Clearwater, Florida.
Clarissa was born in Lucas, Ohio.
She was a retired school teacher, including Woodville Elementary School. She attended Ohio University, Ashland College, and Rollins College, earning a MA in education.
She is survived by her son Brian (Jan) McQuade of Lexington, OHIO; daughter, Adrienne (Wayne) Ritchie of Clearwater, FL, and daughter-in-law Jayne McQuade of Heathville, VA; grandchildren Thadd McQuade, Brendan McQuade, Nicole (Chris) Mazzarella, Matthew (Amanda) McQuade, Adiel (Steve) Ciesielski, David Ritchie, and Daniel Ritchie; great-grandchildren Annelise, John, and Seanna Mazzarella, Esther and Beatrice McQuade, and Adaya Ciesielski.
She was preceded in death by her husband T. B. McQuade and her son Mike McQuade.
Clarissa requested that no memorial service be held.
Arrangements were handled by ICS Cremation.
Ashes will be interred beside those of her late husband Thaddeus at Veteran's Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.