Sister Ann Maureen Oakman, C.S.J.

Sister Ann Maureen
Sister Ann Maureen

Sister Ann Maureen Oakman, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 76 years, died Nov. 11.

She entered the congregation in 1940 from St. Agnes, Cobble Hill. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in guidance from Manhattan College, and a master’s in administration from Fordham University.

Her ministries included St. John the Evangelist, Park Slope, 1942-49; Holy Name, Valley Stream, L.I., 1949-54; Holy Cross, Flatbush, 1954-59; Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park, 1959-60; Academia San Jorge, Puerto Rico, 1960-62; Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Astoria, 1962-66 and 1980-81; and Epiphany, Williamsburg, 1966-71.

She served as principal of Immaculate Conception in Williamsburg, 1971-79, and 1981-83.

She also ministered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Ridgewood, 1979-80; Most Precious Blood, Long Island City, 1980; Academy of St. Joseph, Brentwood, 1981, and Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst, 1983-2006. She retired in 2007.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held in Sacred Heart Chapel, Brentwood, Nov. 17. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery.