Anita Eckelmeyer Oaks, 85, of Warren, PA., died Thursday

evening, June 14, 2018 at Allegheny Health Network-St. Vincent,

Erie, PA., after an extended. She was born December 14, 1932 in

Warren, PA., and was a lifelong Warren area resident. Anita was

a 1950 graduate of Warren High School and was employed with

the Warren State Hospital as a telephone operator working there

for 32 years, retiring in 1994. She was a member of the Warren

Eagles Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed meeting with her co-

workers and friends for lunch, playing cards and dominos. She is

remembered by her family as always being a loving, kind, giving

person, helping anyone she could. She often brought people who

had no one, home for dinner.

She is survived by her 3 daughters – Judy Lopez, and husband

David of Apex, N.C., Linda Rosenquist and husband, Earl of

Hermitage, PA., Terry Fachetti of Erie, PA.,

Her Brother – Frank Viola of Warren, PA., her Sister-in-law, Anna

Eckelmeyer of Phoenix, AZ., 4 Grandchildren, 3 Great

Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Anita was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Walter T.

Eckelmeyer who died in 1982, whom she married June 2, 1951,

her 2nd husband, Dale C. Oaks whom she married July 6, 1990

who died May 11, 2007, 1 Brother – Ronald Viola, 1 Sister – Fern


Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304

East Street, Warren, PA., on Sunday, June 17, 2018 from 6 to 8

P.M., where a funeral and committal service will be conducted

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. with Rev. Nancy Schwanke,

Chaplain of the Warren State Hospital, officiating.

Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Knights

Templar, 32 W. 8th Street, Erie, PA., 16501.

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