MaryAnn Oakley, avid quilter

May 4, 2021

MaryAnn Oakley, 74, of Georgetown, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, May 2, 2021.  MaryAnn was born in Yonkers, N.Y., to the late Samuel and Rose Gaeta.  

She enjoyed fishing, crabbing and boating with her husband John.  She and John also travelled all over the eastern seaboard camping.   MaryAnn was also an avid quilter.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Oakley Sr.

She is survived by her sons, John C. Oakley Jr. and James R. Oakley; cousin Laura Quiagliariello; and grandchildren, Emma H. Davis and Andrew J. Oakley.  

A visitation was held May 5 and May 6 in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Market St., Georgetown.  A graveside service will be held Friday, May 7, at 1 p.m., at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 32112 Vines Creek Road, Dagsboro.  All those in attendance must wear a mask and adhere to social distancing and gathering protocols.  

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