Richard E. Oakley, 72, formerly of Susquehanna, PA, passed away at his home, after a long time with heart disease on Sunday, August 28, 2011. He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Mary (Callahan) Oakley and a brother, Timothy Oakley. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Sandra Hadden Oakley; three sons, Robert Oakley, Michael and Carrie Lusk, Eric and Michelle Lusk; three daughters, Dana and James Hall, Karen and Randy Hodgson, Melanie and Cory Peranich; 11 grandchildren; his dog, Bridget; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was a graduate of Windsor High School, Penn State and Indiana Tech. Richard worked as a Test Engineer for Singer-Links until his retirement. Richard loved airplanes and antique radios; he also had a ham radio license. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. The funeral service will be held on Sunday, September 4, 2011, at 11:00am at the Hennessey's Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, with James Hall officiating. Burial will be in the New Milford Cemetery, New Milford, PA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, September 3, from 5 to 8pm.