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James R. Drake Obituary

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We are sad to announce that on February 21, 2021 we had to say goodbye to James R. Drake of Odessa, New York, born in Montour Falls, New York. Family and friends can light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of James R. Drake to show support.

He was predeceased by : his parents, Leland Drake and Vivian Drake (Sucher); his daughter Tammi Peterson; and his great grandchild Colson James. He is survived by : his wife Lois F. Drake (Dean); his children, Wendy Weber (Steve) of Elmira, James R. Drake, Jr. of Elmira and Michael S. Drake (Elaine) of Glenville, NY; his son-in-law O. Kenneth Peterson of Burdett; his sisters, Marcia Dimick of Trumansburg and Gail Crowe of Mocksville, NC; and his grandchildren, Kevin (Mindy), Megan (Ryan), Matthew, Ella, Andrea (Cody) and Hunter (Ashley). He is also survived by ten great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held on Friday, February 26th 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home (122 N Genesee St, Montour Falls, NY 14865). A memorial service was held on Friday, February 26th 2021 at 2:00 PM at the same location.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Odessa Fire Department, 300 Main St., Odessa, NY 14869 or the American Legion Post 676, 2532 Steam Mill Rd., Odessa, NY 14869.

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Vedder and Scott Funeral Home



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Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home
122 N Genesee St, Montour Falls, NY 14865

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Vedder-Scott & Zinger Funeral Home
122 N Genesee St, Montour Falls, NY 14865

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