Theodore H. "Ted" Schade, 71, of New Bedford, passed away unexpectedly at home Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Born in Plymouth, son of the late Robert A. and L. Henrietta (Wedel) Schade, he grew up in Youngstown, Ohio and lived on the west coast prior to settling in New Bedford 20 years ago. He was a member of the First Unitarian Church, in New Bedford. Ted had worked as a computer programmer years ago. He enjoyed music and played the guitar, trumpet, sang and was a member of the Harpoon Harmonizer's. Ted is survived by a brother, Thomas R. Schade and his wife Susan of Pawtucket, RI; a sister, Louise K. Sikora and her husband Ron of Tucson, AZ; three nieces, Katherine Killinger, Ann Ochiltree and Alexis Kay; several great nieces and nephews, Joshua, Chris, Hannah, Kylie, Helen and Colin; and several cousins.
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