Joan L Oates of Staten Island , NY passed away Tuesday July 5, 2016 at Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY. Born in Brooklyn , NY Joan lived in Stoneboro, PA for many years before moving to Staten Island, NY 12 years ago. Beloved wife of the late William Morton and John Oates,Sr. Dear mother of Joanne Fahey and her husband Arthur, John Oates and his wife Camille, and Michael E Oates. Loving grandmother of Jocelyn Fahey, Jillian Rossiello and Ryan Fahey. Visitation will be Sunday July 10, 2016 from 3:00-8:00PM at Sweeney Funeral Home 857 Kennedy Blvd Bayonne, NJ. Funeral Mass Monday July11, 2016 10:00AM The Parish of St. John Paul II (Mt. Carmel) Bayonne, Internment Ocean View Cemetery, Staten Island, NY.