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John “Jack” Drane

John “Jack” Drane
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   Passed away on January 6, 2023. He was 74 years old. Born in Medford, Jack was a longtime resident of Malden and Wakefield. He graduated from Malden High School and married his high school sweetheart, Claire with whom he shared 52 wonderful years of marriage. Jack worked in the automotive industry as a parts manager for over 25 years. He opened Jack’s Music on Pleasant Street in Malden which he operated for over 10 years. Jack was also a member of the Irish American Club in Malden.

   Jack was the beloved husband of Claire (Mazziotti) Drane, his wife of 52 years. He was the son of the late John E. and DeSange (Bergeron) Drane. Jack was the loving father of Daniel Drane and his wife Jillian of Peabody and the dear brother of Marion DeMayo of Medford and the late Joyce Belliveau. He was the cherished grandfather of Emma and Logan Drane and is also survived by nieces and nephews.

   Visitation will be held from the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main Street, Malden on Friday, January 13th from 10:00am-1:00pm. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. A prayer service will be held at 12:30pm during the visitation. Interment will be private.

   In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack’s memory can be made to Tufts Medicine Care at Home Hospice, 360 Merrimack Street, Suite 425, Lawrence, MA 01843.

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