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Florence Oakley

February 18, 1933 February 27, 2019
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Florence Oakley,86, of Poughkeepsie, died on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Thompson House at Rhinebeck.  
  Born Saturday, February 18, 1933, in Poughkeepsie, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Annabelle Simpson Decker. On April 12, 1952, she married the love of her life, John C. Oakley, Sr.  John died on April 20, 1991.  
  Florence retired from Conklin Instrument Corporation for many years.  Florence was of the Presbyterian faith.  She loved spending time with family and friends, gardening, listening to Elvis and enjoyed feeding and watching hummingbirds.  
  Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Jaqueline and Barry Hutchings, Pleasant Valley, daughter, Deborah Rossbach, Naples, FL, son and daughter-in-law, John and Colleen Oakley, Jr., Pleasant Valley, two brothers, Joseph Decker, TN; John and his wife Irene Decker of Salt Point, six grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. 
  In addition to her husband, John, Florence was predeceased by three brothers, Earl, Harold and Lewis Decker and a son-in-law, John Patrick Rossbach. 
  Friends and relatives may call from 10am to 11am on Saturday, March 9, at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Inc., Rte 9, Hyde Park, NY.  Memorial services will begin at 11 am at the funeral home with the Rev. Arlene Dawber, officiating.  Interment will follow at Union Cemetery of Hyde Park.  Cremation took place at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.    
  Florence's family respectfully requests memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org or a charity of your choice.  To send an online condolence, or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

9

Mar

10:00 AM 3/9/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Mar

11:00 AM 3/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Mar

11:00 AM 3/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

1076 Violet Ave.
Hyde Park, NY 12538

1076 Violet Ave. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105
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