Obituary for Audrey I. (Raymond) Okula | Gerald W. Vickery Jr. Funeral Home


Audrey I. (Raymond) Okula

October 13, 1937 ~ January 30, 2018 (age 80)
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Audrey I. (Raymond) Okula, 80, 0f Troy, PA, passed away Tuesday, January 
30, 2018 at the Bradford County Manor.  She was the loving wife of 
Stephen C. Okula.  The couple married May 17, 1958 and had 59 happy 
years together. 
Audrey was born on October 13, 1937 in East Moriches, NY, daughter of 
the late Henry  O. and Audrey I. (Jessup) Raymond.  For many years she 
was a Customer Service Representative for General Electric and was an 
Avon sales Representive.  She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church 
in Troy and taught Sunday School there.  Audrey enjoyed talking about 
politics including the Pro-Life movement and Racial Equality.  She liked 
watching both horse and auto racing, and was a big Dale Earnhardt fan. 
She and Stephen raised and showed German Shepherds nationwide and was an 
officer in many dog organizations.  Audrey volunteered at Rainbow Riders 
in Troy.  After failing health took them to the Bradford County Manor, 
Audrey and Stephen were seen daily holding hands and watching the 
Catholic Channel on the television.  As a supportive grandmother Audrey 
could always be seen at her grandchildren’s events, activities, and 
Audrey is survived by her husband Stephen, her children: Paul 
(Norma-jeanne) Okula of Center Moriches, NY; Sheila (Richard) Wilson of 
Troy, PA; and David (Shirley) Okula of Willard, MO. Her grandchildren: 
John Okula;  Allison (Gino) Martuscello; Michelle (Marcus) Redline; Brian Wilson; Brittany Wilson and fiancée Damien Romaine; Christopher Wilson
Jennifer (Steven) Wrightson; Jeffrey DeLeree; and Darlene (Allan) Chase; 
Laura Okula;  great grandchildren: Rachael Ann and Christopher 
Okula;  Luciana Rose and Joseph Paul Martuscello; Tyler and Brendan 
Wrightson; Mara and Brook Deleree; Draven, Jocelyn, and Amelia Chase; Carter Richard Redline
her brother Robert Raymond of Grove City, OH; sister Katherine Raymond 
of Athens, PA; sister-in-law Jeneniene Raymond; several nieces and 
nephews including special niece Theresa Seitz and special nephew Kevin 
Raymond. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Henry 
Raymond and her sister Mary Raymond.
 The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 
11:30am at St. John’s Catholic Church, just off Exchange Street Troy, PA 
with Rev. Fr. Ed Michelini officiating.  Burial will follow in St. 
John’s Cemetery. The Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral & Cremation 
Services, Inc. 1093 West Main Street, Troy has been entrusted with the 
 Memorial contributions may be made in Audrey’s memory to the St. John’s 
Sunday School c/o St. Michael Parish 106 North Washington Street Canton, 
PA 17724.  

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