Thelma C. (Currier) Drake

Thelma C. (Currier) Drake, age 93, of Rochester passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on March 7, 2020.

            She was the wife of the late Charles P. Drake with whom she shared 40 years of marriage.

            Born in Malden, daughter of the late Allen Dale Currier and Marion P. (Phillips) Currier she lived in Rochester most of her life.

            Thelma loved spending time with her family, visiting Maine with her family, knitting and reading. She enjoyed teaching knitting at the Robin’s Nest and watching her grandchildren skate at the rink.

            Survivors include her daughters, Cindie Aadland and her husband Magnus of Rochester, Lois Fernandes and her late husband Henry of Waltham; a son, Robert Drake and his wife Anne of Ashland; 5 grandchildren, Sarah Gill and her husband Jimmy of East Providence, Ben Richards and his partner Jenn Black of South Carver, Wendy Malaguti and her husband Dave of Waltham, Todd Fernandes and his wife Jessica of Somerville, and Scott Drake and his wife JoAnne of Waltham; and 2 great-grandchildren Owen and Donald Malaguti.

            She was the sister of the late Madelyn Foresythe and the grandmother of the late Alicia Fernandes.

            Her visiting hours will be on March 26th from 4-7 pm at the Saunders- Dwyer Funeral Home, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Community Nurse Home Care at

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