ERNEST JOSEPH DRAKE
It is with broken hearts that the family of the late ERNEST DRAKE of Lawn announces his passing. Ernest passed away at the U.S. Memorial Health Center in Lawn on Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at the age of 65. Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his wife Christine of 38 years; son, Christopher Drake (Courtney) of Edmonton, AB; and daughter, Cora Drake (Devin Tarrant) of Morinville, AB.; 3 grandchildren, Rhys, Avery, and Chloe; brothers; David Drake (Helen) of Lawn, Michael Drake (Elizabeth) of Lawn, and James Drake (Sharon) of Lawn; sisters, Christina Cox of Lawn, Bertha Pretty of Chapel Arm, Elizabeth Pretty (Gabriel Fitzpatrick) of Lawn, Catherine Edwards (Ken) of Lawn, and Rose Lockyer (William) of Lawn; sister-in-law, Myra Drake (Edward Edwards) of Lawn; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. Ernest was predeceased by his parents, David and Elizabeth Drake; parents-in-law, Howard and Alice Lambe; brother, Augustine; sister, Marie Mary; brothers-in-law, Frederick Cox, Charles Pretty, and Donald Pretty; sisters-in-law, Regina Roul, and Ellen Mary Drake.
The Drake family would like to thank the staff of U S Memorial Hospital for the love and compassion shown Ernest during his time at the Health Care Centre.
The Drake Family will be accepting visitors at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on Friday, August 2nd from 5pm to 9pm, Saturday, August 3rd from 10am to 9pm and Sunday, August 4th from 11am to 9pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Church in Lawn on Monday, August 5th at 10am.
Interment to follow at Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic Cemetery in Lawn.
In Ernest’s memory, donations may be made to the Drake Family or flowers gratefully accepted.
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