Steve Drake, born June 24, 1922, passed away peacefully at home on February 18, 2013.
He was a proud World War II
veteran. He was employed with General Tire for 40 years.
Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Mike and Lena Dugancevic; brothers, Mike and Tony; and his wife of s64 years, Mary F. Drake, whom he cherished and missed dearly. He is survived by brother, Bill Dugancevic; sister, Helen Adams; children, Kathleen, David (Maureen), Charles, Janet Gremba, Karen (Bob) Flavel, William (Jacqueline), and Daniel; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Also sending a final hand of blackjack out to his Chapel Hill Food Court Gang and his friend Cliff Henderson Sr.
Memorial service to be held Friday, February 22, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Adams Mason Funeral Home (791 E. Market Street, Akron). Interment at a later date at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. (THE CREMATION SOCIETY OF OHIO, 1-800-664-1012)