Marie Oakley

OAKLEY, MARIE C. Marie C Oakley, 78, of Torrington, CT passed away Friday, March 7, at Litchfield Woods. She was the wife of Richard J. Oakley Jr. Marie was born in Torrington, CT on December 20, 1935, a daughter of the late Catherine (Albreada) and Silvio Cremasco. She had been employed as an aid at Torrington High cafeteria for several years and later as a CNA at Brooker Memorial. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and The Eastern Star, and enjoyed cooking. In addition to her husband, she leaves a daughter, Maria Norton, and husband George of Torrington; four sons: Richard Oakley III and Linda of Townsend MA, Keith Oakley and Lynn of Middletown, Douglas Oakley and Lori Coty of Winsted, and Marc Oakley and Anne of Canton; and grandchildren Meghan and R.J. Oakley, George and Seth Norton, and Will Shanklin. Marie is also survived by a brother, Theodore Cremasco; sisters Josephine Josefow, Sylvia Dickinson, Linda Jones, Elizabeth Perry, Alma Peveri, and Roseanne Cremasco; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters Isabelle Milanese and Laura Formaggioni, and brothers Ciano and Mario Cremasco. Funeral Services at will be held Phalen Funeral Home, 285 Migeon Ave, Torrington, CT at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 11, with Rev Barbara Schaefer officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Hillside Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to Alzheimers Foundation of CT, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. The Family wishes to thank the staff at Litchfield Woods for their special care for Marie.

Funeral Home

Phalen Funeral Home
285 Migeon Avenue Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 489-9600
Published in registercitizen on Mar. 8, 2014