SPIDE, Robert M. on October 19, 2005. Retired February, 1973 Senior Chief Petty Officer qualified in submarines, United States Navy; and NASA, Wallops Island, VA, in 1997. Beloved son of the late Grace T. Spide of Huntington, NY and later Pocomoke, MD. Caring grandfather of Brandon Scott Stephens of Sparks, Nevada. Cremation and service will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to a memorial fund established in Bob's name to the US Submarine Veterans, Inc. Scholarship and/or Memorial Fund, PO Box 3870, Silverdale, WA 98383-3870.

Published in Newsday on October 23, 2005