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Ralph A. Drake, Jr.

July 2, 1938 ~ August 14, 2018 (age 80)

Ware - Ralph A. Drake, Jr. 80, of Church Street, died August 14, 2018 in Palmer Healthcare Center in Palmer.


He leaves many friends including Maria Diaz and her husband Edwin, and his neighbor, Judy Hayes of Ware.  He was born in Quincy, son of the late Ralph A. Drake.


Ralph worked as a Commercial Fisherman for many years before retiring.


Mr. Drake was United States Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War. 


A Committal Service with military honors for Ralph will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 2:00pm in the Chapel at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main Street in Agawam.


An online guest book in available at


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