Mary E. Drake, 83, of Auburn, died Sunday January 5, 2020 at Betz Nursing Home in Auburn. Mary was born July 13, 1936 in Fort Wayne, a daughter of the late Joseph and Helania Hoevel. Mary was a registered nurse and had work at Parkview Hospital and various nursing homes in the area. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Auburn. She is survived by 11 children, 32 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian burial will be held at Noon on Friday with visitation one hour prior at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 500 E. Seventh Street, Auburn. Father Vincent Joseph, VC will be officiating. Visitation will also be held on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services 502 N. Main Street, Auburn. Burial will be held in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. To sign the online guest book, or to leave a message of condolence, visit www.pinningtonfh.com.
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