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December 19, 2012
may God bless Jack's family and give them peace........~
December 14, 2012
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
December 10, 2012
To the Family and loved ones of Jack Brooks,

My late husband, Paul Bernstein, Mr. Physical Fitness, USA loved Jack like a brother. They were close friends and associates for more than 40 years. They frequently had photos taken together, tried to top each other in story telling, and supported each other politically and professionally. I met Jack 30 years ago, and I know he will be sorely missed.

Sandy Bernstein, BA, MA
Pres. Mr. Physical Fitness, USA, Inc.
December 10, 2012
My prayers are with the Brooks family. Jack Brooks was always the first person that came to my mind when I needed help with anything having to do with government,no matter if it was local or whatever. I will never forget how he help my father even though he was no longer dad's representative. I just knew if I got Jack Brooks involved,he would move mountains if that is what he had to do. We have truly lost a great human being!
December 10, 2012
It was a long long time ago that Clark W. Thompson of Galveston introduced my dad & I to Jack Brooks during his retirement after redistricting so Jack Brooks could go on to political victory and remain in Congress to support SE Texas with special mention to our Hurricane & Flood Protection Projects as well as Lamar University. Then, it was Jack Brooks, a WWII Marine & Member of Congress, who came to the aid of this USMC Sgt trying to get enough wall lockers for his squad as the new wall lockers were locked up in a warehouse in Camp Lejuene for safe keeping & not in our barracks in Camp Giger. I also made it home to Texas to be with my family for Christmas 1973 after missing them for three Christmas's in a row as duty was always calling for my MOS due to another phone call to certain persons by The Honorable Jack Brooks = no one had ever heard of Permissive TDY orders before, espescially to my PHR in Texas City, Tx, but the Paris Peace Accords had been signed after the big & long 1972 Easter Offensive & the 1973 War was over in The Middle East so after mission after mission I was worn out and just needed to be home for Christmas with my family and Jack Brooks made it happen because he understood from his WWII & other experiences in his life.

May God comfort his family at this time and May God Bless us with another Jack Brooks some day because not only did he represent SE Texas so very well, he also represented all Americans. Respectfully,

Tarrant B. Boyd II, Romayor, Liberty Co, Texas, USA.
December 10, 2012
To the Brooks family...Mr. Brooks helped me in October, 1970 to get my husband home from Viet Nam, our 6 month old baby was dying. Red Cross was not helping us. My sister called Mr. Brooks and my husband was home in 3 days. Oh, how grateful we were. Our son did recover with my husband by my side. I never thanked him.... He was a great man and I send my thoughts and prayers to his family.
December 10, 2012
Hugs Ms. Brooks (and kids and grandkids) I had the great pleasure to work in DC two summers for Cong. Brooks. Everything about he and his office was amazing. Thank you Congresman Brooks - -you had great influence on my life.
December 09, 2012
To the Brooks Family, Mr. Brooks was a wonderful southern gentleman, who never forgot where he came from. He walked his walk and talked his talk. They just don't make men like him anymore. May God bless all of you in this sad time, and may Mr. Brooks rest in Peace.
December 09, 2012
Thank you Mr. Brooks for not giving up on our levy project, you saved hundreds of home in Port Arthur Tex. RIP.
December 09, 2012
I found him to always have the courage of his convictions.
December 09, 2012
Dear Charlotte, Kate, Rod, Kim, Jeb and Janice,

Six words immediately came to mind when I thought about my friend. AMERICAN TEXAN CONGRESSMAN MARINE HUSBAND FATHER and we can put the word GREAT in front of all of them. He was one of kind and left a legacy that directly relates to those six words. It was an honor and a privilege to have the relationship that we had.

He reflected great credit upon his country, his state, his Marine Corps, his community, his family, and himself. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you.

W. L. Pate, Jr.
December 08, 2012
I met you many years ago and I found you be a special person. You never met a stranger. To you everyone is somebody. To your family I must say I feel as if I have lost a member of my own family. You are in my prayers! God bless!
December 08, 2012
My condolences to BROOKS family during this time of grief. Mr BROOKS will be missed.
December 08, 2012
From the desk of……………David Frank






Dear Family and Friends:

I just wanted to take a moment to offer my sincere condolences on the passing of our dear friend, Jack Brooks.

Below are my views of Mr.Brooks :

1) The Jack Brooks I knew had great courage. He was never afraid to speak out against the status quo and conventional wisdom……..

2) The Jack Brooks I knew had amazing wisdom. He always knew his subject matter - - and could always defend it…..

3) The Jack Brooks I knew had conviction. He always felt strong about his ideas, no matter what anyone else thought.

4) The Jack Brooks I knew had clarity. His message was typically simple, concise and easily understood…..

5) And the Jack Brooks I knew had credibility. He dang sure knew how to walk the walk and talk the talk.

No one had more compromising integrity than Mr. Brooks . He always thought with discipline and honesty. He could sort through flattery, through politics and could always see things as they truly were.

He was a most remarkable man. I always viewed him as incredibly competent, very caring and amazingly confident.

My thoughts and prayers are with the Family.
December 08, 2012

My deepest sympathy is extended to Charlotte, and family. Jack was a family friend, and it was because of him that I was encouraged to join the DNC. I have worked in Dem Politics all these years, from age 18 to now, age 70. I speak for the Ralph Savino Family. He was one of the finest men we have ever had the pleasure of knowing.
Anita Savino Fournier
December 08, 2012
My condolences to the family. Congressman Brooks was very dedicated to his constituents in Southeast Texas and benefited greatly. No other representative has come close to representing this area as Congressman Brooks and most likely never will because he was "one of a kind!"
December 08, 2012
December 08, 2012
Mr. Brooks was a friend to my father and my family in our hour of need. He will be missed.
December 08, 2012
Jack Brooks said it all, Love Marie
December 08, 2012
OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH THE FAMILY. IT WAS AN HONOR TO HAVE KNOWN JACK. WHAT A GREAT AMERICAN!
December 08, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. We are so very sorry.
December 08, 2012
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
December 08, 2012
May the God of all comfort and tender mercy be with the Brooks famiy.
December 07, 2012
Our deepest sympathy is offered to the family and close friends of Congressman Brooks. We are truly sorry for your loss and forever grateful for the many lives that he affected during his career. We are especially thankful for his steadfast integrity expressed for the principles he held dearly: equal opportunities and fairness for all. Jesus must have had the Congressman in mind when he made the promise at Luke 23:43. In loving memory of Congressman Jack Brooks! He will always be held in high esteem.
December 07, 2012
On behalf of the Groves Police Department, I wish to express our deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to the family Congressman Jack Brooks. His dedication to Southeast Texas and all of American was unwavering. Congressman Brooks will be deeply missed, especially for his dedicated service to his constituents over several decades.
December 06, 2012
Our family has such great memories of our beloved Congressman Jack Brooks. I worked in his office in the early Sixties when the phone calls got pretty rough. He ran the office like a Marine Platoon. We learned politics and people skills at his side. We will always cherish the friendship and the kindness from Jack and Charlotte.

Gene Feigelson and Family
December 06, 2012
Isaiah 65:21-25
December 06, 2012
+May his soul, and the souls of all the faithfully departed, rest in peace, and may light perpetual shine upon them.

Had the honor of knowing the Congressmen back in his early days in Congress. A fine man.
December 06, 2012
Courage. Commitment. Compassion. Fair play and a willingness to help others. RIP, Honorable Jack Brooks. Condolences to family, friends, admirers and all whose lives were enhanced by Cong. Brooks.
December 06, 2012
I met the Congressman while serving with the AF in Legislative Affairs. I travelled extensivley with him and the House Foreign Affairs Committee. A tough guy but I sure liked him and we got along very well. I have many fond memories of our travels and have been telling my friends of these great memories. Truly one of a kind, Mr Chairman, truly one of a kind.

Tim Titus
Colonel USAF(Ret)
Papillion, NE
December 05, 2012
To say that Jack Brooks was a major influence in my life would be an understatement. He selected me to be a Congressional Page in his office in 1958 and later gave me an appointment to West Point in 1960. I will never forget him saying "If you do not do what is right, I will tell your Daddy."
May he rest in peace.

Nicholas M. Nahas
Colonel, US Army, Retired
December 05, 2012
CONGRESSMAN JACK BROOKS....ONE OF A KIND AND FRIEND TO ALL. WHAT A REMARKABLE MAN. THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER JACK BROOKS. WE WILL NEVER FORGET YOU, MR. CONGRESSMAN. REST IN PEACE KNOWING THAT YOU WERE TRULY ONE THAT MADE A DIFFERENCE. HEAVEN IS REJOICING!!!
December 05, 2012
I have fond memories of "Cousin Jack" - he and my mother were cousins and I remember him fondly from my childhood. He was a true gentleman and will be sorely missed.
December 05, 2012
I am so sorry for your family's loss. The Congressman was truly a gentleman and a role model for so many from "The District." I will miss him and miss seeing him in the Beaumont area. My best to Jeb, Kate, and Charlotte. Donna Buesing (former staff member)
December 05, 2012
December 05, 2012
December 4, 2012
Marine – Jack Brooks Congress Ret. Colonel – we the Marines of Kentuckiana Det. #729 do thank you for your service to the USA & United States Marine Corps and your fellow Marines during WW II. For your service in Congress with President Kennedy and Nixon. Once a Marine Always a Marine. With Sincere Condolences on the loss of your loved one. Take comfort in knowing that your Marine has taken leave from this life to fulfill the ranks of Heaven's Detachment. Semper Fidelis Billy G. Gividen, Chaplain
December 05, 2012
What a great Man your where for our state of texas , Thank you MAY YOU R.I.P
December 05, 2012
To The Brooks Family. My name is Betty Russell. My mom is Vivian Turner she and I work for you and Congressman Brook when your family leave in McLean VA. I just want to give our condolences to the family.
December 05, 2012
MAY THE GOD OF HEAVEN BE WITH THE BROOKS FAMILY AT THIS TIME.THE BIBLE TELL US IN ~MATT.5:4~HAPPY ARE THOSE WHO MOURN,SINCE THEY WILL BE COMFORTED.....DM
December 05, 2012
Mr.Brooks will be missed. He worked hard to help his community. God promises in Isaiah 65:17,18 to make things better for his people. Please except my condolences.
December 05, 2012
I remember well when mr brooks and senator Johnson visited our dad, who was active in dem politics inport Arthur. What a guy and what a career. RIP
December 05, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 05, 2012
You have my deepest sympathy. May good memories provide solace
for your family during this challenging time; and may God provide
you with the assurance that you will see your loved one again in
Paradise. John 17:3
December 05, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Brooks family at this time of grief. Cherish his memories and keep them close to your hearts. May the God who gives peace be with all of you.. Deepset Sympathy
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