Grace Marie Drake

August 29, 1943 ~ January 3, 2018 (age 74)
Grace Marie Drake, born August 29, 1943, passed away peacefully, January 3, 2018 due to cardiac arrest. She graduated from North Syracuse High School and studied at Simmons School of Mortuary Science. She later became a CPA. She worked for American Airlines, G.A. Braun and Oil Burner Supply. She was predeceased by her parents, Leo, Sr. and Elizabeth Spear, her sister, Margaret "Peggy" Spear Halpin, her brother, James Spear and nephew, Edward Spear. She is survived by her partner, Diane DeWitt; her brother, Leo, Jr. "Bud" (Jeanne) Spear of Liverpool; her niece, Sheryl Brick Warren of Houston, TX and nephews, Brian Spear of Londonderry, VT and Dennis Spear of Boston, MA. Grace was a caring, loving and fun woman. A friend to all, an angel in disguise. She loved golfing, boating and snowmobiling. Most of all she loved spending time with family and friends. She lived life to the fullest...A Rare Gem. Calling hours are Sunday Jan 7th from 2-5pm at Sears Middleton Jones Funeral Home, 209 N. Main St., North Syracuse, NY. Donations may be made to Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North St., Liverpool, NY 13088. Leave a condolence at


JAN 7. 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Sears Middleton Jones Funeral Home

209 North Main Street

North Syracuse, NY, US, 13212

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