Allison Drake

Obituary of Allison Drake

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Allison Drake at K.E. Spencer Memorial Home, Moncton NB on Saturday, April 6, 2024.

Allison will be sadly missed by his wife of 48 years Ardyth (Sherwood) Drake, two sons, Rodney (Karen) Drake, Gregory (Nicole) Drake, one daughter Adenna Drake, four grandchildren Ethan, Liam, David and Clara. Also survived by three sisters Florence (Rob) Hennessey of Charlottetown, PEI, Gwen (John) Chow of Chilliwack, BC and Cindy (Michel) Gaudet of Tantallon, NS, sister-in-law Jean Drake of Vernon Bridge, PE as well as many cousins residing on PEI, Nova Scotia and Ontario.  Besides his parents Joyce and Perley, Allison was predeceased by brothers Gary, Derrill and Melvin.

Allison was the founder of Drake Truck Bodies and Atlantic Truck Bodies. He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce-Atlantic, PEI, Charlottetown and Canadian. Allison was a key member in facilitating the construction and opening the Confederation Bridge.

A funeral service will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, Vernon Bridge, PEI on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 2:00 pm, followed by a Masonic service.

Memorial donations in Allison’s memory may be made online to the PEI Humane Society.

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