February 26, 1956 ~ October 19, 2008
Greece: Suddenly, Sunday, October 19, 2008 at age 52. Survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Cindy Oakden; daughters, Amanda (Charles) Kinmond and Sarah (Shawn) Oakden; precious granddaughter, Kiley, his “little Paula”; and soon to be grandchild; devoted pets, Atlas, Rascals and Spanky; brothers, Wayne Oakden, Steve Oakden; sisters, Joanne (Jack) Bockus, Sheryl (Bob) Ras, Nancy (Dan) Dettman; sisters-in-law, Barb (Ed) Kowalski, Kay Rogers, Patricia (Frank) Geier, Sharon (Steve) Liberti, Karin (George) VanGrol; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; many special friends. Predeceased by his mother and father, Joseph and Dorothy Oakden. Friends may call Friday 4-8 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday 10:00 AM in the chapel of the funeral home. Private Interment. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in his memory.