TEMPLE — Public memorial services celebrating the life and lifetime of Mary Ann Drach of Temple were held Sunday, July 19, at Old South Congregational Church, Main St., Farmington, with the Rev. Alexis Fuller-Wright officiating.

Organ Prelude selections were by J. S. Bach, and the postlude “Rigaudon” by Andre Campra were played by organist Bruce McInnes. Congregational hymns included “Be Thou My Vision” and “I Sing a Song of the Saints of God.”

Remembrances were shared by Antiss Morrill on behalf of Mary Ann’s step-sister, Mrs. Jack (Joyce) Drake. Other reflections were gratefully shared by her dear friend, Kathy Lynch, and her God-daughter, Christina (Lynch) Bobrow, Barry B. Longyear and by the Rev. Alexis Fuller-Wright on behalf of the Rev. Dr. Richard Waddell.

Jane Parker, soprano, offered the Franz Schubert “Ave Maria” and a personalized poem.

Following services, a comfort reception was hosted in the vestry by the Old South Hospitality Committee.

Cremation and memorial service arrangements were in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center of Farmington.


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