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James B. Brooks M.D.

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James B. Brooks M.D. Notice
BROOKS, M.D. , James B. On Sunday, March 18, 2012, James B. Brooks, M.D. , passed away at the age of 85 years after a long illness in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of the late James V. Brooks, Jr. and Loretto Burch Brooks. Dr. Brooks graduated from Loyola High School and College, served in the US Army in World War II and then graduated from Medical School at the University of Maryland. He served his orthopedic residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital before joining the 4 East Madison Orthopedic Group. He saw patients at Union Memorial, Children's Hospital, Church Home, GBMC, Keswick and in St. Mary's County clinics. He was a long time resident of Roland Park and Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Jim enjoyed traveling with his family, especially to Bermuda, France, Austria, Great Britain, Palm Springs, CA and the American Southwest. Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years, Laetitia M. Brooks (nee Martin); and his daughters, Susan B. Richards of Baltimore, MD and Ellie Brooks-Vizard (Phillip) of Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Brooks was always proud of his grandchildren, Megan Elizabeth Richards, James Craig
Richards and Eliza Brooks Vizard. He was an avid animal lover and his dog Penny held a special place in his heart.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the Shrine of the Sacred Heart Church, Mt. Washington on Monday, April 2 at 10:00 AM. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Maryland SPCA, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211. Arrangements by the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc.
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Published in Baltimore Sun from Mar. 20 to Mar. 25, 2012
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