Patricia's Story

MILLINOCKET - Patricia J. Oakes 61, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Easter Sunday April 5, 2015

Pat was born on Feb 5, 1954, in Millinocket, Maine to the late Wilfred " Ken" Cyr and Joyce Cyr. She was a 1972 graduate of Stearns High School and earned other certificates after graduating. Pat worked at several area restaurants and CNA related jobs. She was an exceptionally hard worker and always exceeded expectations. She enjoyed playing board games with family and friends, competitive volley ball and softball. She also enjoyed hunting with Aaron, fishing at camp on Smith Pond and watching her children and grandchildren play sports.

Pat is survived by her mother Joyce Cyr, husband of 40 years, Warner "Larry" Oakes Jr.; Son, Aaron Oakes and wife Tammy; Daughters, Allessa and Breanne of Hermon, Louise Fortin and husband Coleman and their children, Brooklyn and Kennedy of Hampden; sisters, Susan Barns of Millinocket and Teresa Eaton of Yarmouth; Brother-in law Duane Oakes and wife Lynn; Nieces, Nephews, and several cousins. Patty had many friends and a few like sisters, Sandy, Patty, and Barbara.

Patty loved and adored family and was always a great friend. She will be missed more than words can express.

In honor of her request, there will be no services. She wanted everyone to spend as much time as possible together. A private graveside burial will be announced at a later date.

Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine.
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