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Ruth Shirley Oakes

AGE: 85 • New Castle

Ruth Shirley (Snow) Oakes, age 85, of New Castle, DE, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Season's Hospice Care, Christiana, DE.

Ruth worked for Astra Zeneca (formally Stuart Pharmaceuticals) from 1974-1976, she was a housewife and homemaker. During her free time she enjoyed cooking and gardening and spending time with her family.

Mrs. Oakes was predeceased by her husband Robert F. Oakes, grandson Robert L. Grubb III, and granddaughter Theresa Grubb as well as 8 brothers and sisters.

Ruth is survived by her children Rodger (Maureen), Kenny, Robert II Grubb, and Patricia Maynard (Robert); her sister Jean Ellingson; her grandchildren John Mathis, Summer Grubb, Sean Maynard, Rachel and Chelsea Grubb; and 11 great grandchildren.

A Visitation will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark DE 19702. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11 AM at Beeson Funeral Home. Burial Service will be private.

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Published in The News Journal on Apr. 12, 2017
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