Saratoga Springs, NY (WIBX) - Stewart's Shops is giving out free ice cream cones in remembrance of Philly Dake, who passed away last week at age 85.

This Friday, the convenience store chain is handing out free single scoop cones of Philly Vanilla, an ice cream named after the former Executive Vice President and philanthropist.

Dake spent 50 years with Stewart's and played an instrumental role in the creation of the Make Your Own Sundae, Stewart's signature dish.

The event is scheduled to run from 2 to 6 p.m., at all 328 Stewart's Shops. There is a limit of one cone per customer.