Agawam Obituaries

Agawam Obituaries

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  • May 26, 2018 | via Lowell Sun 

    Marine who died in WWII buried in Massachusetts

    U.S. Marine pallbearers carry the casket of Francis E. Drake, a U.S. Marine killed during World War II into the Chapel at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Friday May 25, 2018 in Agawam, Mass. Drake, who was born in Framingham and raised in Springfield, was killed during the Battle of Guadalcanal in October 1942 and received a field burial.

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  • May 26, 2018 | via Home 

    Marine who died in WWII buried in Massachusetts

    U.S. Marine pallbearers carry the casket of Francis E. Drake, a U.S. Marine killed during World War II into the Chapel at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Friday May 25, 2018 in Agawam, Mass. Drake, who was born in Framingham and raised in Springfield, was killed during the Battle of Guadalcanal in October 1942 and received a field burial.

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  • May 25, 2018 | via WWLP 

    Remains of Springfield Marine killed in WWII to be e...

    Springfield police will be escorting the remains of the first Springfield Marine to be killed in WWII for proper burial Friday afternoon. A police escort accompanied the body of Private First Class Francis E. Drake and family from the Sampson Funeral Home in Springfield to St. Michael's Cathedral on State Street around 8:30 a.m. A wake for Private First Class Drake was held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Cathedral church.

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