Karen P. Drake
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AGE: 63 • Budd Lake
Karen P. Drake, 63, of Budd Lake, lost her battle with breast cancer on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. She faded away surrounded by her family in the home and care of her daughter, Kelly Marin. She was a lifetime resident of Budd Lake, an avid bowler and worked most of her life in bookkeeping. She enjoyed 20 years working at the Publick House in Chester for her good friends, Guy and Linda Gregg. She loved spending too much money at Christmas, sharing in the adventures of her friends and family and lending a helping hand. Most of all, she loved being 'Grandma.'
She is survived by the joy of her life, her granddaughter, Kaitlyn Marin; her daughter, Kelly Marin and her boyfriend, Ernesto Zenteno; her daughter, Kimberly Drake; her grandson-in-love, Robert Sawart, and her furred and feathered friends, Herode, Charlie, and Pumpkin.
Visitation at Tuttle Funeral Home, Randolph (Tuttlefh.com) on Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 3-5PM & 7-9PM. A Funeral Service at the funeral home will be held Friday, December 21, 2012 at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
in memory of Karen P. Drake. Donations can be made by phone at 1-800-227-2345, by mail at
, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or online at https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate/.
Published in Daily Record on Dec. 19, 2012