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Harold James Draper

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 27 Jun 2011 (aged 85–86)
Guilderland, Albany County, New York, USA
Burial Guilderland, Albany County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 131653635 · View Source
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Harold James Draper of Guilderland, 86, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Detroit, he was the son of the late Alexander and Roselle Draper. Mr. Draper was a truck driver for all of his life, retiring from Pacific Molasses Trucking. After his retirement, Harold drove a medicab van and then worked for Sam's Club as a greeter. He enjoyed camping and fishing. Harold was a real people person, making friends with everyone he came in contact with. He was the beloved husband of the late Eleanor D. Draper. Harold was the cherished father of James (Cindy) Kemp, Patricia Draper, the late Dorothy Savery and James Draper. He was the devoted grandfather of Eleanor (Michael) Frederico, Chuck (Rebecca) Kemp, Cathy (Glenn) Bradt, Mike Kemp, Timothy Savery, Dawn Savery, Jayson (Karisa) Richardson, Tanya (Frank) Starker and Christopher (Danielle) Bikowitz. Harold was the loving great-grandfather of Carole, Victoria, Andrew, Alex (Nadia), Matthew, Jacob C., Jonathan, Samantha, Jacob A., Gabrielle, Addisyn, Chase, Quinn and Ethan; and the adored great-great-grandfather of Jennalyse and Arie. Harold is the brother of Marion (Chip) Saunders, Edward (Eleanor) Draper and the late Charles and Richard Draper. Also surviving are his sisters-in-law, Agnes and Myrle Draper; and his longtime close friends, Peggy and Alan Brown. Harold's family would like to thank the staff at Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home and Community Hospice for all of the loving care and compassion they gave to him. Funeral services will be Saturday, at 10 a.m. at New Comer Cannon Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Rd., Colonie (Rt. 155-south of Central Ave). Calling hours will be Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Guilderland. To leave a special message for the family online, visit
Published in Albany Times Union from June 29 to June 30, 2011

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