|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1935|
|Death: ||Sep. 21, 2010|
Shirley Esther Drake, age 74, beloved wife of Paul Drake of NC, formerly of Oxford, CT, died peacefully at the North East Medical Center, Concord, NC with her family by her side. Born in Ansonia, CT, she was the daughter of the late John and Lena Natowich Brushitis. Mrs. Drake was a lifelong member of Sts. Peter and Paul Church, a 1953 graduate of Ansonia High School, and a 38 year resident of Oxford, before moving to North Carolina 5 years ago. While in North Carolina she belonged to a knitting club where she fashioned shawls for hospice patients. In addition to her husband of 53 years, she is survived by her devoted son, Paul K. Drake and his wife, Elaine of Harrisburg, NC; sisters, Jeanette Metelski of Ansonia, Rita Marcheletto of Southbury, and brother, John M. Brushitis and his wife, Shirley of Seymour; cherished grandchildren, Justin and Kyle Drake of NC; as well as several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was be celebrated in Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 105 Clifton Ave., Ansonia.
Saint Peter and Saint Paul UGC Cemetery
New Haven County
Created by: Serenity
Record added: Sep 24, 2010
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