It is with great sadness that the family of the late NORMAN DRAKES of Grand Bank announces his passing at the Blue Crest Home in Grand Bank on Friday, October 25, 2019, at the age of 90. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are wife Martha of 71 years; son, Norman Jr. (Bernice) of CBS; daughter, Frances Barnes (Jim Caul) of St. John’s; brother, Onslow Drakes (Mary) of Ontario; 2 grandchildren, Joanne Bourgeois (Gilles) of NWT, Corey Drakes (Claire) of AB; 3 great-grandchildren, Gregory, Madison, Aleesa; plus a large circle of extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Onslow & Annie Drakes; brother, Reuben Drakes; sister, Frances Breon; son-in-law, Angus Barnes; sister-in-law, Hattie Drakes.
As per Norman’s wishes, Cremation has taken place.
Inurnment to take place at the Salvation Army Cemetery, Grand Bank.
In Norman’s memory, donations may be made to the Grand Bank Salvation Army Cemetery Fund.
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