MILTON - Ralph H. Drew, 87, of Milton, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Riverside Rest Home in Dover. He would have celebrated his 88th birthday this month.
He was born Feb. 23, 1925, in Portsmouth, N.H., the son of Harry and Alta Drew.
Ralph was retired from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, where he was employed for many years.
His love in life was attending church services.
He was predeceased by his parents, a brother Russell, two sisters, Mildred Cook and Bernice Morris, and a son, Kendall Drew.
He leaves his wife of 40 years, Shirley Drew, and six children: Melody, Norman, Wendy, Michelle, Jenny and Shannon; six stepchildren, Anthony Elwell, Terry Skinner, Dawn Darling, Craig Elwell, Michael Elwell and Holly Elliott; several grandchildren, great grandchildren; four siblings, Kenneth Drew, Bertha Patterson, Phillip Drew and Roland Drew; also several nieces and nephews.
As per his wishes, there are no calling hours or services. Cremation arrangements by Peaslee Funeral Home, 24 Central St., Farmington, N.H, to express condolences, please visit www.peasleefuneralhome.com
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