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Jack Drazen

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Jack Drazen Obituary
DRAZEN, JACK Jack Drazen, 90, of 21 Bradley Rd., Woodbridge, devoted husband for more than 67 years to Shirley (Rosen) Drazen, died at Yale-New Haven Hospital-St. Raphael Campus on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Born in New Haven, April 20, 1923, he was a son of the late Harry & May (Adelman) Drazen. Beloved Father of Laurel (Chip) Palmer of Yarmouth Port, Ma., Barrie (Joan) Drazen of Hamden, Franklin (Shirley) Drazen of Woodbridge & Marshall (Lori) Drazen of Los Angeles, CA. Dear Brother of the late Charles Drazen. Also survived by 12 loving grandchildren and 8 adoring great-grandchildren. A WWII army veteran, Jack fought in the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded The Purple Heart. He was a founder and past-president of Elm Lodge of B'nai Brith, a past-President of the Ct. Valley Council of B'nai Brith, and was a 70 year Mason (Olive Branch Lodge). Funeral Services at B'nai Jacob Memorial Park, Wintergreen Ave., New Haven FRIDAY afternoon, May 17th at 1:30 o'clock. Memorial Contributions may be sent to the Harry Rosen House Foundation, Inc., 245 Cherry St., Milford, CT 06460. A Period of Mourning will be observed at 4 Marshall Rd., Hamden on Friday following the funeral until 5:30p.m. and on Saturday, 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m. Funeral Arrangements in care of Robert E. Shure, Inc.-The Jewish Funeral Home of Greater New Haven.

Published in The New Haven Register on May 16, 2013
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