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Passed peacefully away at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Thursday, August 22nd, 2019, WILLIAM J. DRAKE of Burin in his 85th year.  Leaving to mourn with a lifetime of wonderful memories are his sister, Lillian Gofus of Middleton, Pennsylvania; brothers, Michael Drake (Marilyn) of Glace Bay, and Basil Drake (Betty) of Burin; sister-in-law, Regis Oquinn of Kippens; plus a large circle of family and friends.  William was pre-deceased by his parents Basil & Rosanna Drake; sisters, Isabel Furhram and Winnie Haire; and brothers, Issac and Leslie Drake.

 The Drake Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman’s Funeral Homes, Salt Pond on Thursday, August 22nd from 7pm to 9pm; and Friday, August 23rd from 10am to 9pm with a prayer vigil being held at 8pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Burin on Saturday, August 24th at 9:30 am.

Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic in Fox Cove.

In William’s memory, in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Burin SPCA.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes – Burin.
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Service Date
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Service Time
9:30 am
Service Location
St. Patrick's R.C. Church, Burin

Thursday, 7pm - 9pm; Friday, 10am - 9pm
Visitation Location
Wiseman's Funeral Home, Burin

Burial Date
August 24, 2019
Burial Location
R.C. Cemetery, Fox Cove

Requested Charity
Burin SPCA