Wava H. Oakes, of North Fayette Township, Coraopolis, PA, went home to be with the Lord at the age of 93 on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at her residence. A daughter of the late Orvin and Catherine LaBorde; beloved wife of 57 years to John T. Oakes; loving mother of Fern Williams, John E. Oakes, George (Christina) Oakes, and Kathryn (David) Loucks; proud grandmother of Chris (Jolene) Williams, Jamie (Mike) Crilly, Taylor Enault, Emma Oakes, and Nathan Oakes; adored great-grandmother of Carter Williams, Rowen, and Kinley Crilly. Wava was devoted to her family and her primary interests revolved around them. She was a passionate follower of Christ and an active member of West Ridge Church. She taught in the Moon School District and later at Rhema Christian School.