Richard C. Drake

1932 ∼ 2018

Richard C. Drake

Richard C. Drake, 86, of Mashpee formerly of Quincy, passed away peacefully at Falmouth Hospital on October 6, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Mary Drake and son of the late Arthur and Elizabeth Drake.

Richard graduated from Quincy High School. He attended George Washington University and Boston University. He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Richard worked as a consultant at Camp Dresser and McKee in Boston for many years until his retirement. He was a member of the American Legion in Quincy, the American Waterworks Association and the National Sewer Association. He enjoyed sports such as basketball and golf and loved the beach. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be dearly missed by all who loved him.

In addition to his loving wife Mary of 65 years, Richard is survived by 5 children, Richard C. Drake Jr. of Sarasota, FL, Kevin F. Drake of Denver, CO, Robert A. Drake and David W. Drake of Plymouth, MA, Karen Drake-Yager of San Diego, CA, 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

A visitation will be held at the Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home 74 Algonquin Ave. (Rte 151) Mashpee on Thursday October 11, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday October 12, 2018 at 10:00am. Burial will follow in Mount Wollaston Cemetery in Quincy.

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Visitation

Thursday, October 11, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chapman, Cole & Gleason
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Funeral

Friday, October 12, 2018 | 10:00 AM

Christ the King Catholic Parish
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Burial/Interment

Friday, October 12, 2018

Mt. Wollaston Cemetery
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Richard C. Drake

1932 ∼ 2018

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