Barbara OAKES

Obituary of Barbara Anne OAKES

October 26, 1949 – Bath, Carleton Co, New Brunswick
May 7, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sorrow that I tell you that the guiding light in my life has been extinguished. Barbara Oakes, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the age of 70 years.

She is survived by her partner Gordon Millen, son Marc Oakes, granddaughter Shaela Oakes; sisters, Donna Ruff, and Debra Perkins; as well as her brothers, David Oakes, Dana Oakes and Jaimie Oakes. She was also Nana to Gordons’ three granddaughters and one grandson.

Memorial to be held at a later date in New Brunswick. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Barbara’s obituary at

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Women In Need Society, 134 – 71 Avenue Fisher Park S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2H8 Telephone: (403) 255-7514  or to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 – 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 Telephone: (403) 269-1319,

Though she may have been small in stature the hole she has left in the lives she touched is huge. We will all miss her, but hold on to your memories and she will never be gone.
Rest in peace Mom,
Love Marc. 
In living memory of Barbara Oaks, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD SE, CALGARY, AB, T2X 3J3,  Telephone: 403- 256-9575.

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