Upstate New York couple married 78 years dies 2 days apart
12:13 PM, Aug 1, 2018
DELMAR, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York couple born two years and two days apart and married 78 years has died within two days of each other.
According to their family, 98-year-old Evelyn Bennett Drake died July 20 and 100-year-old Gilbert Orzell Drake passed away two days later. Both died of natural causes with their family by their sides at the couple's home in Delmar, an Albany suburb.