Sandra Eileen Drake, 26; services on Saturday

Sandra Eileen Drake, 26, of Ridgefield, precious daughter of Eileen Drake-Cipolla and Matthew Drake, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Danbury Hospital.

Sandra was born September 13, 1986, in Danbury, CT. The number “13” became her favorite number.

She lived most of her life in the Ridgefield, CT area. In recent years she lived in Melbourne, Florida.

Sandra will be remembered as a very fun loving and vivacious person. She loved to joke and had a quick wit. She was very proud of her Irish heritage and looked forward to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day every year.

Her son Jameson was the light of her life. Although she had a short time here on this earth, she lived life to the fullest. She is now at peace with God.

In addition to her parents, Sandra leaves behind her beloved son, Jameson “Dino” Kyparissiotis 5 of Palm Bay, Florida; her sister Jennifer Drake-Martins and her husband Mateus and their daughter Angelina, three brothers Michael Drake and his wife Kenia and their son Lucas; Stephen and Frederick Drake, maternal grandparents Albert and Margaret Kraus of Danbury; paternal Grandmother Virginia Drake of Ridgefield. She will also be dearly missed by her Kraus and Drake Family Aunts and Uncles, Mary Crowe, Patricia Coleman, Margaret Rumrill, Kevin Kraus, Kathleen Thivierge, Albert Kraus, Robert Kraus, John Drake, Mike Drake, Peter Drake and Chris Drake along with their spouses and many cousins.

She was predeceased by her Grandfather Frederick Drake. She will also be greatly missed by Vasilios, Stella, Joao and many friends whose lives she touched.

Family and Friends are invited to calling hours at 10:00 AM, followed by a memorial service at 11:00AM, with a reception immediately following on Saturday, December 29th, 2012, at Walnut Hill Church, 156 Walnut Hill Road, Bethel, CT.

Contributions can be made in her honor to her son (for his future education) Please make checks payable to: Jameson Kyparissiotis, P.O. Box 592, Ridgefield, CT 06877

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