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Mary Oakes

Mary Ann Oakes

Sunday, January 23rd, 1944 - Monday, February 17th, 2020
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POTSDAM – Mary Ann Oakes, 76, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 at her home due to health reasons.

Mary Ann is survived by her sons, John Sokolowski and his partner, Serena Byerly of Soldotna, AK and Ronald and Alice Sokolowski of Hermon, NY; her daughter, Gabrielle Oakes and partner, Stephan Raymond of Cornwall, Ontario; her granddaughter, Macy Drake of Northfield, VT; adopted granddaughters, Theresa Lynn and Laura Lee Benedict of Cornwall Island; and her goddaughter, Lois “Tootsie” Boots of Akwesasne, NY.

Mary Ann is also survived by her sister, Victoria and Jack Glasier of Cocoa, Florida; brothers, Carl and Patricia Tashjian of Syracuse, NY; Michael and Sue Tashjian of Syracuse; along with many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Gabriel Oakes in 1992.

Mary Ann graduated at Blodgett Vocational High School and worked as a waitress, tax preparer, and retail clerk throughout her life. She and her late husband, Gabriel, owned and operated A Ceramic Shop, A Bar, G and G Tobacco Store and opened the First Ice Cream Shop on the Akwesasne Reservation. Mary Ann eventually sold her business and moved to Lawrence Ave Apartments in Potsdam where she became a volunteer driver until 2019. Mary Ann and her family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Jhaveri for all he did to take care of her for over 20 years.

At her request, there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Arrangements are with the Donaldson-Seymour Funeral Home, Potsdam where memories and condolences may be shared online at www.donaldsonseymour.com

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to a local humane society.
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Eric cagman

Posted at 05:52pm
Mary Ann i knew at the end of the 1990's. SHe was always a generous sweet loving person, I'm sure she hasn't changed since that time.. She loved her bingo back then.. I know she loved her children dearly. So sad that she died young!! RIP and thank you for your time!!

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Patt Tashjian

Posted at 01:08am
Mary Ann was a wonderful sister and loving mother. She would do anything for her children and was very kind to her friends. We were all grateful to have a mother or sister like Mary Ann in our family. R.I.P. Sister.
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Doreen Salcido

Posted at 09:50pm
I met this wonderful lady in January 2014. Such a kind, compassionate woman.. always pleasant, always a nice visit. She was a great asset to the Volunteer Transportation Center.. she truly cared for those she transported.. it was my honor and pleasure to know her.. she will be missed.. RIP my friend.. Doreen
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