Obituary of Misti Ranee Oakes
Ms. Misti Ranee Oakes, age 44, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday March 9, 2021 at Albany Medical Center, Albany.
She was born July 1, 1976 the daughter of Linda Seeley Claven and the late George Oakes. Misti was employed for many years by Excel of Johnstown. Misti enjoyed animals, cooking, and family. She got great pleasure out of putting smiles on other people’s face. She will be forever remembered for calling people “Mama” or “Honey”. She was continuously kind, always spreading positivity and happy thoughts, and had the biggest heart. Her pride and joy, and greatest accomplishment was her son Matteau. In recent years, she has been the primary caregiver to her grandfather and mother.
Misti is survived by her son Matteau, her mother Linda Claven, her sister Patricia Orcutt and family, her sister Debby Wright and family, her brother George Oakes and family, her brother Bill Lesso and family, her sister Tamra Phillips and family, and her sister Nickole Wolfkiel and family, along with many nieces and nephews.
Misti was predeceased by her father George Oakes, her step father Michael Claven, her sister Jo Ellen Green, her niece Mikayla Wolfkiel, and her grandparents William and Ruth Linder.
Due to Covid there will be no viewing but there will be a celebration of life Wednesday March 17th at the Johnstown Moose Lodge at 2PM which is open to friends and family.
Since Misti was an avid animal lover, in lieu of flowers please make donations in her name to Harvey’s Pet store or an animal organization of your choice.
Cremation will take place at Park View Cemetery, Schenectady.
Arrangements are entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Misti Oakes, please visit Tribute Store