John Drake

Obituary of John C. Drake

John C. Drake, 68, of Niagara Falls, NY passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Born in Niagara Falls, NY on June 9, 1951 he was the son of the late Edward and Jeannette (Lawson) Drake. John was the Executive Director at Center City Neighborhood Redevelopment Corporation in Niagara Falls, NY and was also an Adjunct professor at NCCC and ECC. When he was not helping his community or teaching, John enjoyed rowing, running marathons with his wife, was also a passionate Boston Bruins fan and an avid reader. He is survived by his wife, Estelle D. (Belkota) Drake; children, Jennifer (James White) Drake and Brian (Amber) Drake; grandchildren, Joelle Drake and Layla White; brother James (late Betty) Drake and sister, Ann (Steven) Sawyer. Friends may call Friday, January 31st from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at ZAJAC FUNERAL HOME INC., 319 24th Street, cor of Welch ave, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin at 10 AM on Saturday, February 1st with Rev. Jacek Mazur officiating. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. In Lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to an Animal Rescue of One's Choice.
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Friday
31
January

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, January 31, 2020
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Friday
31
January

Visitation

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, January 31, 2020
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Saturday
1
February

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Zajac Funeral Home Inc.
319 24th Street
Niagara Falls, New York, United States