John M. Oakes

01/07/1950 - 11/02/2021


Obituary For John M. Oakes

John M. Oakes
Jan. 7, 1950-Nov. 2, 2021

John M. Oakes, 71, a resident of the Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday following an extended illness at UPMC Altoona.
He was born in Altoona, the son of the late George I. and Beverly C. (Miller) Oakes. John married Mary Louise Cerullo on July 11, 1987, she preceded him in death on Dec. 11, 2011.
John is survived by his sisters: Beverly McCaulley of Martinsburg and Veronica Joy Newberry of Fort Lauderdale, FL; two stepsons: Brian and Robert Michaels; two step-grandchildren: Andrew and Lauren Michaels and many nieces and nephews.
He was a graduate of Central High School class of 1969, Prontos Hair Design class of 1971 and of the Altoona School of Commerce class of 1998. John was a professional cook for 40 years.
There will be a memorial service held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be held at Blair Memorial Cemetery.
Arrangements are provided by The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 8th Ave., Altoona, Pa. 16602.
Condolences may be made at or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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Funeral Directors

Joseph J. Stevens III

Matthew J. McConville

Christopher J. Feathers

David J. Mason