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Dorothy Drake

Dorothy Hazel Drake (Clark)

Monday, April 22nd, 1929 - Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Obituary

Dorothy Hazel Drake, 91, of Meredith Center, died September 14, 2020, at Mountain Ridge Center, in Franklin, NH.

Born in North Woodstock on April 22, 1929, she was the daughter of Charles W. Clark, Jr., and Arline (Blanchard) Schofield.

Dorothy grew up in N. Woodstock and New Hampton. She resided in Meredith Center for many years, before moving to Meredith, where she lived for twenty-five years.

Dorothy was the wife of a farmer and enjoyed baking and selling her baked goods and pies in the Drake Farm Stand. She loved to read, knit and hunt. She worked, as an assembler and in the office, at Anna Lee Dolls, in Meredith.

Dorothy was a past member of the Meredith Baptist Church, and the New Hampton Grange. She also volunteered for Meals on Wheels, in Meredith.

Dorothy was a Christian woman who had a quick wit and was always full of spark.

Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Henry Arthur Drake, who died in 1980, her brothers, Eugene Clark, and Daniel Clark, and her granddaughter-in-Law, Karen (Frost) MacDonald.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Ann A. MacDonald and her husband Hughie, of Pittsburg, NH., Kathleen Drake Piper and her partner Frank LaFrance, of Franklin, NH., Charles H. Drake, of Meredith, NH., Jeannine M. Drake and her partner Mark Paulman of Barre, VT., Her grandchildren, Pamela, Eugene, Gregory, Britney, Ashley, 14 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held in the Oakland Cemetery, Meredith Center, on Saturday, Oct. 3rd, at 10am. The Rev. Jeffrey Laliberte, pastor of the Free Will Baptist Church in Meredith Center, will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to the Mountain Ridge Center Resident Council, 7 Baldwin St., Franklin, NH. 03235.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Oakland Cemetery
    Address
    Meredith Center Road
    Meredith, NH 03253
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  • Interment

    Location
    Oakland Cemetery
    Address
    Meredith Center Road
    Meredith, NH 03253
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Mae Bilodeau

Posted at 08:54pm
Ann, Kathy and Charlie I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember raising Cain at your house. I remember spending a lot of time over there sneaking beer from uncle’s tap. We had a lot of laughs. I will miss Aunt Dot and had hoped I would get to see her after this COVID thing. But I guess it wasn’t meant to be. May God give you strength and peace with her loss.
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bret

Posted at 12:37am
Oh my gosh. Mrs. Drake, mom of Jeanine. nice lady who brought me and Cheryl to Church and Sunday school and AWANA. always so kind. Rest well.
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Annette

Posted at 09:24am
I'm so sad to hear thins news that Dot2 has passed.
To all my cousins, my heart is with you!
Sending love and hugs!
Cousin, Annette
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