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Melba Althea Drake
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1904
Guilford
Piscataquis County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 2008
New Portland
Somerset County
Maine, USA

Melba was a teacher by profession, graduating first from Farmington Normal School, Farmington, ME; then receiving a Bachelor's Degree from Gorham State Teachers College. She began teaching in South Waterford (name in the History of Waterford book) and then in Portland at various schools where she taught first grade. She retired from the Harrison Lyseth School at North Deering in 1973 after teaching for 30 years. Melba loved Long Island and spent much of her lifetime there. 
 
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 Parents:
  Herbert Martin Drake (1879 - 1920)
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Portland
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: LJM
Record added: Mar 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34909540
Melba Althea Drake
Added by: LJM
 
Melba Althea Drake
Added by: LJM
 
Melba Althea Drake
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Aunt Melba, you have been gone for nearly four years now. It doesn't seem possible. You spent the last five years of your life living in our home and sharing your wonderful memories of Long Island and family and friends. You were a wonderful teacher to...(Read more)
- Your Loving Niece, Linda
 Added: Nov. 29, 2011

- Blessed Always
 Added: Mar. 21, 2009
 
 
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