Charles Drake

Charles Drake

July 17, 1967 December 26, 2019

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Obituary for Charles Peter "Pete" Drake

Charles “Pete” Drake, 52, of Reading, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2019, at the Reading Hospital. Born in Abington, PA, Pete was a child of Miriam (Heger) Drake of Kissimmee, FLand the late Charles P. Drake.

Pete attended Quakertown High School. He worked for over 25 years as a driver for Reading Metro, last serving his clients December 23.

Pete was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed music and video games.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his sister, Donna, widow of Thomas Malack, of Reading. He played an active role in the lives of his nieces and nephews: Megan, Nicole, Cassandra, Melissa, and Thomas.

A celebration of Pete’s life will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at 10:00 am at the Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc. with officiant Rev. Lauren Wolfe Blatt. Burial will be in Charles Evans Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to gather from 9:30 am until the time of service at the funeral home.

Pete’s family asks that donations in his memory be made to the Children’s Home of Reading, 1010 Centre Ave, Reading, PA 19601. Condolences may be expressed at

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  • Visitation

    January 4, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:00am
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA
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    January 4, 2020
    9:30am - 10:00am
  • Service

    January 4, 2020 | 10:00am
    Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc.
    739 Penn Avenue
    West Reading, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    January 4, 2020
    Rev. Lauren Wolfe Blatt
  • Interment

    January 4, 2020 | 11:00am
    Charles Evans Cemetery
    1119 Centre Avenue
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    January 4, 2020

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E J Boyer

Mimi -- We are so sorry about the passing of your Son. Please know our prayers are with you at this difficult time. May God watch over you and your Family always. Love, Pete & Betty
Comment | Posted at 09:01am via Condolence


Mimi, Our sincerest condolences at the passing of your son. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Linda and Paul Milositz
Comment | Posted at 08:41pm via Condolence

Jim Rys

Our heartfelt condolences for your loss.
Jim and Mimi Rys
Comment | Posted at 01:53pm via Condolence

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