D'Andrea Bros. Funeral Home

99 Oak Street, Copiague, NY


Judith "Judy" Oakes

September 11, 1959November 5, 2019

Judith Oakes, of Lewiston, Maine and formerly of Copiague, L.I., passed away on Tuesday, November 5th at the age of 60 years.

Judy, as she was known by all who loved her, was born in West Islip to her parents, Michael and Frances Podhany. She grew up in West Islip, graduating from West Islip High School in 1978. She met her future husband, Henry L. Oakes, III and they married in March of 1981. They made their home in North Babylon where they began their own family; and later moved to Lindenhurst.

In her years of work, Judy was a floor associate for Walmart; at Stop and Shop in the deli department; and was a manager for McDonalds. Judy enjoyed fishing, crabbing, the beach and anything Disney. She also loved comedy and had a great sense of humor.

Surviving are her children - her son, Henry L. Oakes, IV (Jennifer Oakes); and her daughter, Lydia Oakes (Frank Berardi); her grandson, Yasani Berardi; her mother, Frances Podhany; and her siblings - Michael, Thomas, Diane and Jeane. Judy is predeceased by her father, Michael Podhany and her husband, Henry, III.

Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Friday, December 6th for Memorial Visitation. On Saturday, the Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church in West Islip.


  • Memorial Visitation Friday, December 6, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, December 7, 2019


Judith "Judy" Oakes

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Jennifer Oakes

December 1, 2019

I remember always having breakfast at pancake house every morning pretty much and me and henry would play in the playground afterwards it was good times I wouldn’t trade it for anything I know she will be looking down and protecting us all from above I’ll be looking for my butterflies.

Renee Oakes

December 1, 2019

Judy and I had so many memories she was my sister in law and we were close my memory of her was when we played horseshoes on the side of our in laws house her and I lost I think