Joan F. Oakey

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Joan F. Oakey

December 04, 1936 - March 08, 2019

Joan F. Oakey Joan F. Oakey, age 82 of Brookdale Niagara, Wheatfield, NY, entered into rest on March 8, 2019 at the facility. Formerly a resident of Naples, FL, she was born December 4, 1936 in Niagara Falls, NY, daughter of the late Harry and Leona (Voelker) Pollard.
Joan attended Niagara Falls High School, was employed as a payroll clerk for the Niagara Wheatfield School District until her retirement, a long time member of Marco Lutheran Church, Marco Island, FL, where she was a choir member, and the Red Hat Ladies at Marco Island. Joan enjoyed reading, needlepoint, cooking, gardening, quilting, playing cards and bingo, traveling, and her family.
Survivors include four children, Kim Stein of Grand Island, NY, Mark (Laura) Oakey of Wheatfield, NY, Dawn Gartman of Morrisville, NC, and Teri (Bob) Martell of Wayland, NY; two sisters, Patricia Perkins of Kingwood, TX, and Judy (Roger) Siegmann of Sanborn, NY; grandchildren, Joshua (Danielle) Oakey, Erin (Matt) Higgins, Marissa Oakey, Kari (Henry) Belding, Brandy Gartman, Meggie Gartman, Ben Gartman, Eric (Charity) Martell, and Don Martell; great-grandchildren, Eliana, Tanner and Marlowe Higgins, Gilbert Belding, and Reid Oakey.
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald R. Oakey, on July 5, 2009.
A memorial service will be conducted by Pastor Kevin Koenig, at Marco Lutheran Church, Marco Island, FL. Interment will be in the Memorial Garden at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Marco Lutheran Church Foundation, or Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO.
Arrangements were with the DUBOIS FUNERAL HOME, Wheatfield, NY.
Published on March 13, 2019
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5 posts

Mar 19, 2019
Dear Oakey family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my heartfelt condolences. Joan will be missed. May God help you to find comfort and strength during this grievous time. He is the God of comfort 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 God will soon bring loved ones we've loss in death back to life as promised at John 5:28,29
Debbie Whiddon
Mar 18, 2019
I remember spending the night with Kim as a girl and giggling so much that Don & Joan had to come in to quiet us. Joan was one of the first family members to call and congratulate me on the birth of my first grandchild. She will be missed but remembered with love.
Russell G. Voelker
Mar 14, 2019
I'd like to offer sincere condolence to your family. Like Cheryl I have fond memories when our families were able get together.
Cheryl Oliver
Mar 14, 2019
So sorry to hear of Joan's passing. I remember her and Don fondly from my childhood when we all would get together occasionally, especially at family reunions. God's Blessings on your family.
Chellie Doepke
Mar 13, 2019
Sending condolences to Joan's wonderful family. I will always remember her strong, joyful spirit, and the loving stories she shared of her husband, Don, and children, Kim, Mark, Teri and Dawn....