Columbia-----A Graveside Service for Clara E. (Drake) Durette, 85, of 353 Gray Road, and formerly of Laconia, New Hampshire will be held at the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield St., Laconia on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at 11:00AM. Rev. Gary Kosmowski, pastor of St. Joseph Church, will officiate. Mrs. Durette died at the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, Colebrook, NH on April 1, 2007.
Mrs. Durette was born October 4, 1921, in Laconia, daughter of the late Leroy and Dorothy (Lindsley) Drake.
Survivors include her loving husband of 67 years, Oliver I. Durette of Columbia, NH; a son Arthur Durette of Columbia, NH; a daughter, Norma Boughton and husband, Michael, of Gilmanton, NH; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.