Theodore Spencer “Ted” Blake, 78, of Orange, died Thursday, March 7,  at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Born in Thiells, NY,  on Aug. 24, 1934, Ted was the son of Sylvanus and Rosie (Babcock) Blake.

Preceded in death by his parents, Ted is survived by his wife, Katharine Blake of Orange; daughter, Susan Woska of New Windsor, NY; grandchildren, Amanda Degraw of Orange, Samantha Degraw of Nanuet, NY, Alona Blake of Ada, MI, Regina Blake of Grand Rapids, MI; and great grandchildren, Nichi Smith and Genavie Jean-Pierre.

Arrangements were held under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.