Sandra J. Drake, 76, LaFargeville

LAFARGEVILLE, NY —  Sandra J. Drake, 76, of LaFargeville, passed away May 13, 2020, at her home. She had been in ill health.

There will be a graveside committal service 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, in Grove Cemetery in LaFargeville with Reverend Mark Pierce officiating. Public is invited, social distancing is required. There will be no calling hours per her request.

Arrangements are with the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.

Born June 19, 1943, in Moriah Center, N.Y., the daughter of Alexander and Martha Phinney Laslow, she graduated from Moriah schools.

On Nov. 24, 1962, she married Raymond F. Drake at the Moriah Methodist Church. Ray died at 76 on Feb. 15, 2018, in Myrtle Beach. Ray worked for the N.Y.S. Department of Labor as a mine and safety inspector.

She worked on Fort Drum in the Director of Logistics office. She was a Budget Clerk assisting with the R.O.T.C. program.

Sandra was a past member of the Eastern Star and enjoyed cooking, gardening, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are a daughter, Jennifer (Eric) Parenti of New Hampshire; three sons, Raymond (Patricia) of LaFargeville and Florida, Randy (Wendy) of South Carolina, and Timothy (Lori) of Alexandria Bay; seven grandchildren; six great grandchild; a sister Rose DeLuca of Schenectady; a sister-in-law, MaryAnn Laslow, widow of Lloyd of Ticonderoga; nieces and nephews.

Donations can be made in her name to the LaFargeville American Legion Klock-Smith Post 1788, or Grove Cemetery in LaFargeville.

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