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Albert F. Drakas

Obituary for Albert F. Drakas

February 9, 1948 - December 6, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Age 73

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Albert F. Drakas passed away peacefully on December 6, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was 73.

Al was the beloved husband to Donna M. Drakas (nee Zygmont) for 33 years.

In addition to his wife, Al is survived by his loving siblings; Francis Drakas (Eileen), Joseph Drakas (Kay) and Jean Labold (William), as well as his 9 nieces and nephews, 21 great-nieces and great-nephews, and 3 great-grand-nieces and nephews.

Al was a very loving and compassionate man always greeting you with his big smile. He put his family first above all others, at the same time he never forgetting a friend. His favorite things to do were long hikes and golfing. Every year the Drakas Open was played with family and friends.

He was a very generous and gracious with his nieces, nephews and siblings. He got to realize his dream of seeing and hiking the Rocky Mountains and playing a round of golf surrounded by the snow-covered peaks. He was also an avid sports fan of the Eagles, Phillies and Nittany Lions. He also passed on his recipe for the Christmas Eve cabbage soup. He will be missed by all.

Relative and friends are invited to Al's graveside service on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 11:30 AM at Resurrection Cemetery, 5201 Hulmeville Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020. A funeral procession will form between 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM inside the gates at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Al's name may be made to the American Cancer Society: https://donate3.cancer.org/?campaign=search&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwK-qhMrU9AIVRmxvBB3iaQy9EAAYASAAEgK09PD_BwE .

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Philadelphia, PA 19154
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