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Catherine M. Drake, 91

SANBORNTON — Catherine M. Drake, 91, of 262 Hunkins Pond Road, died peacefully at the Belknap County Nursing Home on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 with her family by her side.
Mrs. Drake was born October 18, 1921 in Northfield, N.H., the daughter of John and Margaret (Looney) O'Connor.
Mrs. Drake lived in Sanbornton for most of her life and was a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church.
Survivors include two sons, Allen Drake and Edward Drake and his wife, Carrie, all of Sanbornton; a daughter, Patricia Merriam, of Sanbornton; seven grandchildren; many great grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Drake was predeceased by her husband, Lester Drake, who died in 1986, by a son, Paul Drake, who died January 29, 2012, by an infant son, Dennis, and by two brothers and two sisters.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2013 from 1:00-3:00 PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Funeral Service will follow the calling hours at 3:00 PM also at the Funeral Home.
Spring Burial will in the family lot in St. John Cemetery, Tilton, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N. H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.
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