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Husband of Jeanne Czerniakowski Drake ’72 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on June 18, 2013

William A.
William A. Drake, age 64, passed away suddenly on September 29, 2012. Bill was born December 26, 1947, in Hackensack, New Jersey, the son of William and Harriett (VanSickel) Drake. He worked in the family business, the Drake Chemical Co. in Perrysburg and after its closing worked for Nomar Industries in Waterville. Bill was a National Guard veteran, enjoyed NASCAR racing, loved to cook and enjoyed trips to Traverse City and the Poconos.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Glen; stepmother, Helen Martin Drake; mother-in-law, Dorothy Czerniakowski and brother-in-law, Kenneth Czerniakowski. He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanne (Czerniakowski) Drake; sister-in-law, Barbara Sembach; brothers-in-law, Martin (Jane) and James (Rita) Czerniakowski; father-in-law, Raymond Czerniakowski and nephew Aaron Drake.
Family and friends may visit on Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the W. K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home, 3838 Airport Hwy. where a Scripture service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in the mortuary. Interment will be held at Hainesville Cemetery, Hainesville, New Jersey. Tributes in William’s memory may be made to the

American Heart Association

or the Toledo Humane Society.
Messages of condolence may be made at

Published in Toledo Blade from October 1 to October 2, 2012

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