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Aug. 31, 2014
Frederick M. Drake of Tunkhannock died Sunday, Aug. 31,2014, in Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock.
He was born on Buffalo, N.Y., on March 16, 1944, son of the late Frederick M. and Alma Nelson Drake.
Fred was a 1962 graduate of Dallas High School and an Air Force veteran.
For several years he was employed by the United States Post Office servicing in several different postal offices. He was the former owner of the Creekside Inn and the Highway Inn in Tunkhannock and a member of the Tunkhannock Pilgrim Holiness Church.
Preceding him in death was his first wife, Mary Ann Bartron Drake; and stepson Daniel Drake.
Surviving is his wife of nine years, Cathy Fox Drake; stepdaughters: Elizabeth Sholes, and Samantha Harney, both of Tunkhannock; Kylie Fox of Dushore; brothers: Gary Drake and Gale Drake, of Maryland; sister Virginia Cannon, of Maryland; mother-in-law Christine Salsman of Dushore.
At Mr. Drake's request, there will be no funeral services.
Interment in Sunnyside Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Tunkhannock. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com
Sheldon - Kukuchka Funeral Home - Tunkhannock
73 West Tioga Street Tunkhannock, PA 18657
Published in The Wyoming County Examiner on Sept. 3, 2014