OBITUARIES

Search By Name or Keyword:
Printer Friendly Version
   Send to a friend


Alta S. Oakes, 102

READSBORO, Vt. — Alta Seraphine Oakes, 102, of Readsboro died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Sweet Brook Care Centers. Born in North Adams, Mass., on Dec. 3, 1910, daughter of George and Nellie Day Bouchard, she attended North Adams schools, including Drury High School. Mrs. Oakes was employed at the former Sprague Electric Co. in North Adams for 32 years until her retirement in 1972. She was a communicant of St. Joachim's Church and a member of its St. Anne Society. She was also a member of the Sprague Retirees, Sprague Quarter Century Club and the South Readsboro Community Club. Her husband, Henry Lewis Oakes, whom she married on Sept. 30, 1929, died on May 13, 1966. She leaves her daughter, Lois Lorraine Lowe of Readsboro; a son, Gary Oakes of Las Vegas; nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Her son, Richard G. Oakes, died Nov. 10, 2012. Two sisters and one brother are also deceased. FUNERAL NOTICE — A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Mrs. Oakes will be celebrated Saturday, Feb. 16, at 11 from St. Joachim's Church in Readsboro. Burial will be in the spring in Southview Cemetery in North Adams. There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joachim's Church in care of Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St., North Adams, MA 01247.
Recollections & Sympathy For the Family
Post Comment
No Comments have been left

iBerkshires.com Text Ads

Ecu-Health Care 663-8711

MA Health Connector's 2018 Open Enrollment is Coming Soon.Watch your mail for important information.

www.ecuhealthcare.com

MyCom Fed Credit Union

Auto Loan Rates As Low As 1.79% Click or Call For Rates. Pittsfield,MA (413)442-6501

www.mycomcu.org

Landscaping On A Budget?

Landscape Design, Installation, and Bulk Products. Whitney's Farm Market Cheshire, MA (413)442-4749

www.whitneysfarm.com