Roger S. Drake, 95, of Ipswich, passed away Tuesday, August 12,
2014 in the Beverly Hospital following a short illness. Born in
Medford, he was the son of the late Arthur W. and Lenora K. (Trefry)
Drake. During World War II Roger served with the Army Air Force
in the Pacific Asiatic Theatre, honorably discharged at the rank
was a longtime member of the Ascension Memorial Church in
Ipswich and a Veteran member of the Freemasons of Massachusetts:
Scottish Rite, Budleigh Lodge in Beverly, John T. Heard in
Ipswich, and Rainbow Advisor at John T. Heard.
Roger will be deeply missed by the many hearts and lives he has
is survived by a nephew, Stuart Drake of Worcester and was the
brother of the late Donald Drake formerly of Worcester.
private burial will be held in the Woodlawn Cemetery in
Arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter
Funeral Home of Ipswich.