Charles O. Drake.DUDLEY Charles O. Drake, beloved father, husband and friend to many, passed away on Monday, December 1, surrounded by his family.
Charlie leaves behind the large family he cared for all his life: his wife of 41 years, Clara (Van Sickle sick·le
1. To cut with a sickle.
2. To deform a red blood cell into an abnormal crescent shape.
3. To assume an abnormal crescent shape. Used of red blood cells. ) Drake; four daughters, Donna Farland, Naomi Heron, Melody Drake and Tiffany Breau, and two sons, Daniel and Wayne Drake. His beautiful daughter Nona predeceased him in 1967. Charlie loved his children, and had a special love for his 11 grandchildren GRANDCHILDREN, domestic relations. The children of one's children. Sometimes these may claim bequests given in a will to children, though in general they can make no such claim. 6 Co. 16. and 6 great grandchildren.
Charlie was the youngest of 6 boys and big brother to his three sisters who survive him: Lois Rhone, Theresa Wayman and Mary Miller Mary Ellen Miller is the master of Saybrook College at Yale University and the Vincent Scully Professor of the History of Art.
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Born on a potato farm in Caribou, Maine Caribou is a city in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 8,312 at the 2000 census.
Caribou was incorporated on April 5, 1859 as the town of Lyndon from Eaton Plantation and part of half township H. to Roy and Mary Elizabeth (Farraher) Drake, Charlie knew a happy family life and reflected what he learned from his parents in the way he cared for his own family.
Charlie worked for over 35 years at Wyman Gordon in Worcester as a general operator. Charlie had many happy memories of his time there and made many friends, some of whom remained friends for life.
Charlie loved dancing, fixing things around the house and listening to old-time country music, but dearest to his heart was his love for Jehovah God as a baptized bap·tize
v. bap·tized, bap·tiz·ing, bap·tiz·es
1. To admit into Christianity by means of baptism.
a. To cleanse or purify.
b. To initiate.
3. Jehovah's Witness Jehovah's Witness
Member of an international religious movement founded in Pittsburgh, Pa., by Charles T. Russell in 1872. The movement was originally known as the International Bible Students Association, but its name was changed by Russell's successor, Joseph Franklin . He was a 52-year member of the Southbridge West Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses, Christian group originating in the United States at the end of the 19th cent., organized by Charles Taze Russell, whose doctrine centers on the Second Coming of Christ. . He loved to share with others the comforting hope for the future in which he had complete trust, a future when all things will be made new.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 20, in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 52 Old Webster Road, OXFORD. There are no calling hours. Donations in his name may be made to the Southbridge West Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 700 Worcester Street, Southbridge, MA 01550. Arrangements are under the direction of Sitkowski & Malboeuf Funeral Home, 340 School St., Webster.