Susan L. Oakes

July 27, 2012

CLAYTON, N.Y.  —  Susan Lee "Sukie" Oakes, 78, Pinehurst, N.C., died Wednesday, July 25, at her much loved summer home on Round Island, town of Clayton.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at Hiawatha Lodge on Round Island with Fr. Jack Andersen, vicar of the Church of St. Lawrence, Alexandria Bay, officiating. 

Arrangements are with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton.

Born May 13, 1934, in Bradford, Pa., daughter of Lowell and Susan Oakes (later Coleman), she graduated from Penn Hall High School, Chambersburg, Pa., and from Rochester Business Institute. 

She had worked as a medical secretary for Dr. Robert Dicker, MD in Willowdale, Ontario. 

She was Episcopal, and enjoyed crafting and ceramics.

Surviving are three of her children, Cindy Vieira (Joe), Toronto, ON, Robin McAnallen, Oshawa, ON, Mitchell McAnallen (Anne), Phoenix, AZ.; a daughter-in-law, Donna McAnallen; two step grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was predeceased by a son, Orlo “Mac” McAnallen (2011), and two sisters Molly Johnson and Hannah Chambers.

Sukie will also be fondly remembered and missed by many friends and especially her dear friend in Pinehurst, NC, Flo Hollister.

Donations in Sukie’s name can be made to the Clayton Fire Boat, c/o Clayton Volunteer Fire Department, 855 Graves St., Clayton NY, 13624 or First Health Hospice and Palliative Care, PO Box 588, Pinehurst, NC, 28374.

Information provided by Cummings Funeral Service and, Watertown