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Elizabeth Oakes

Elizabeth Oakes (King)

Thursday, September 14th, 1939 - Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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AKWESASNE – Elizabeth King Oakes, 79, of 1400 River Road, Snye, passed away Friday morning, August 2, 2019 at Cornwall Community Hospital.

Elizabeth was born September 14, 1939 at the family home in Snye, the daughter of the late Paul and Theresa (Curry) King. She attended schools in Snye and St. Regis. She later went back to St. Lawrence College where she earned her GED and took courses in finance and accounting.

She first worked for a time at Bombay Slipper Factory before starting in the Finance Department as a payroll clerk with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, retiring after over 30 years of service. She was a communicant of St. Regis Catholic Church and enjoyed visits to the casino and playing bingo. She cherished the time she was able to spend with her great grandchildren who affectionately called her “Tota Ma.”

She is survived by her children, JoAnn (Ron) Swamp, Felicia (Bob) Sunday, Kenny Oakes, Sheila Oakes, and Michael (Cathy) Oakes, all of Snye; a chosen son, Gary Lazore of Seattle Washington her grandchildren, Robert (Sharon), Brandon (Chantal), Ron Jr. (Chelsea), Cassandra, Joe (Carley), Sue Ann (Colby), Charlotte (Brent), Emerson (Fawn), and Edward; and chosen grandchildren, Lori and Arow.

She is also survived by her great grandchildren, Willow, Chandon, Ashtyn, Ava, Carter, Bennett, Bodhi, Conner and Emily; her two chosen grandchildren; Charli and Cydney. Her god children; EddieMike, Wayne, Ellen, Mary Terrance, Terry LaBrake, and Aleesha King; her brothers, Harry King of Snye and Gilbert King of Arizona; her sister-in-laws; Hilda King, Rita Arbour and Gladys White and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Oakes in 2004; a granddaughter, Alicia in 1981; and her siblings, Mose, Louise, Sarah, Joseph, Edward, and James in infancy.

Friends may call at the Akwesasne Homemakers starting 2:00 PM Tuesday until 1:00 PM Thursday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday 2:30 PM at St. Regis Catholic Church with Rev. Andrew Amyot, celebrating. Burial will be held privately.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Akwesasne Cancer Support Group.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 3:00pm
    Location
    Akwesasne Homemakers
    Address
    1126 River Road
    Akwesasne, QC H0M 1A1
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  • Service

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    When
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 2:30pm
    Location
    St. Regis Catholic Church
    Address
    107 Angus Thomas Memorial Road
    Akwesasne, QC H0M 1A0
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    Officiant
    Rev. Andrew Amyot

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Jamie Cole

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Sending thoughts and prayers to the family of Elizabeth. I was so happy to have recently spent time with her on Stanley Island. I will miss her smiling face and her great sense of humor
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With loving memories of Aunt Liz, she will always be in our hearts. She is with Mom and Gramma up in a very beautiful place and out of any pain.
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Every life leaves a trail of beautiful memories. I am thinking of the family, sending warm thoughts, and keeping Elizabeth in my prayers. I hope that the family finds comfort in remembering fond memories. ~ Christian Jock, Alexandria, VA (Son of Craig and Vicky Jock)
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