Madeline  Drake

Obituary of Madeline Drake

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It is with great sadness the family of Madeline Drake age 82 years of St. Lawrence announce her peaceful passing at Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Sunday September 19,2021.

 Leaving to mourn with loving and precious memories her sons Jim (Donna) of Burin, Bill (Marie-Luce) of St. Pierre-et-Miquelon,Wade (Maxine) of Wabush, NL, Noel (Cecilia) of Grande Prairie, AB, Cyril (Vicki) of Bay Bulls; daughters Glenda (Henry Beck) of St. Lawrence, Lynn Ann (Hubert Stacey) of St. Lawrence, Tanya of Halifax, NS; 16 grandchildren & 15 great-grandchildren; sister Sharon Manning; sister-in-law Lydia Drake; 2 nieces & 2 nephews plus a large circle of other family and friends.  


Predeceased by husband Patrick, granddaughter Jessie Marie Drake, great-grandson Patrick Martin Farrell, parents James & Florence Fowler, parents in law David & Mable Drake, brother and sister-in-law James & Catherine Fowler


Madeline was exceptional mother, sister, grandmother & great-grandmother. Everyone was welcomed warmly into her home. She loved it when the grandchildren & great-grandchildren came to visit.

She was a devout Christian who attended mass regularly and had a strong devotion to St. Theresa.

She loved to scratch tickets, play solitaire, play radio bingo and watch the game shows.


There will be a walk through visitation on Tuesday, September 21st , 2021 from 10am - 12pm & 1-9pm. Masks and hand sanitization are required.

In Keeping with Covid 19 restrictions everyone must wear a mask, sanitize and sign in when entering the funeral home. No food or beverages permitted. Thanking you in advance for respecting the regulations. Together we can do this.


Funeral mass will take place on Wednesday, September 22nd at 2pm at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, St. Lawrence with interment following at Mount Cecilia cemetery, St. Lawrence.

Donations in her memory may be made to St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery Fund or flowers greatly appreciated.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin.

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