Harold D. Drake, 92, of Wethersfield, formerly of Woodland Drive, Northford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at the CT Hospice, Branford. He was the husband of the late Margaret T. McDermott Drake. Harold was born in East Millinocket, Maine on January 12, 1921; son of the late David and Dora Cameron Drake; had served his country faithfully in the U.S. Army during WW II; a member of the Iron Workers Union Local #424, he had worked for McDermott Steel and Berlin Steel. Harold was an avid golfer and reader, member of the Wethersfield Senior Center and a member of the Hope Christian Church. Father of Marsha (Donald) Mellon, Frank (Kathleen) Drake, Paul (Diane) Drake and the late David Drake. Grandfather of Arlene Drake, Patrick Drake and Rob Mellon. Step-grandfather of Jordan Oathes. Brother of Kenneth (Sally) Drake, Margie (Millard) Wardwell, Geraldine (Russell) Archer, Sharon (Leon) Bailangbon, Rodney (Noreen) Drake and the late Elaine, Audbur and Flora Drake.
Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Wednesday morning at 10:00 in Northford Cemetery, Foote Hill Rd., Northford. There will be no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.