The funeral service for Herbert Oakes, of Northam, beloved husband of Pauline (Rodd), was held on Monday, September 25, 2017 from Ferguson Tyne Valley Funeral Chapel to St. James Anglican Church at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ann Bush officiating. The scripture readings were from Revelations 21, offered by Paul Dillon and Matthew 5. Psalm 23 was offered by, Keith Milligan, who also shared words of remembrance. Organist, Sandra Williams, led the church choir in singing “Nearer My God To Thee” and “Amazing Grace”. Soloist, Marilyn McQuaid sang “Silent Night, Holy Night”. Everyone in attendance was considered an honorary pallbearer. The pallbearers were Paul Dillon, Jason Paynter, Neil MacLean, Bryan Maynard, Larry Rodd and Kyle Maynard. The flower bearers were Lorna Dillon, Paula Wedge and Heather Hamilton Irving. Interment followed in St. James Anglican cemetery.