Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

Obituaries

November 12, 2013

Gary D. Drake

LOCKPORT —

Gary D. Drake, 64, passed away peacefully with family and loved ones by his side on November 8, 2013. Born in Medina, NY on May 9, 1949, Gary was the son of the late Glenn and Loretta Chase Drake.
At an early age, Gary started out helping his family farm and his hard work ethic continued throughout his life being employed with several companies within the local Western NY area. He retired from Rapids Mobile Estate and Suburban Acres after 25 years of dedicated service. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, spending time with family, friends and his dog, "Peanut".  He always enjoyed offering a helping hand.
Gary is survived by his wife, Barbara (Schleidt-Ritz) Drake; father of Michelle (Eugene) Elson, Donna (Joe) Schultz, Gary (Yvonne) Drake, Robert (Kelly) Drake; and his step-daughter, Jessica Ritz. He was the brother of Glenn (Marsha) Drake, Carol Frasier, John (late Patricia) Drake, Billy (Joyce) Drake and the late George Drake.  Gary is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and extended family members.
Friends may call on Friday from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, Inc., 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, where services will be held on Saturday morning at 10 AM. Inurnment will be in Wrights Corners Cemetery.
Visit www.pruddenandkandt.com for online condolences.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Featured Ads
Photos


Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Front page
AP Video
US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Obama Offers Condolences at Dutch Embassy Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques ShowBiz Minute: Hoffman, Oberst, Box Office WWII Vet Gets Medals, 70 Years Late Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Obama Offers Condolences at Dutch Embassy Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques ShowBiz Minute: Hoffman, Oberst, Box Office WWII Vet Gets Medals, 70 Years Late Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran
Seasonal Content
Helium debate
Helium
Section Teases

Seasonal Content
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.