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Margaret I. Brooks


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Margaret I. Brooks Obituary
Manchester - Margaret I. Brooks, 97, of Manchester Center, passed quietly away with family members at her bedside on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury, Vermont.

She was born in Saxons River Vermont on September 8, 1919, the daughter of William E. and Rose E. Leary. She received her education in Manchester and attended Burr and Burton Seminary.

She was married on Februrary 16, 1939 to David O. Brooks. He passed away June 9, 1973.

She is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Fielding of Poultney, and three sons, William Brooks of Palm Desert, California, Edward Brooks and wife Shirley of Pawlet, Vermont and David Brooks and wife Teresa of East Dorset, Vermont, 8 grandchildren, Adam and wife Jennifer Brooks, Jason & wife Patty Brooks, Amy & husband John Carter, Jodie Fielding, Joshua Brooks, Summer Brooks, Ryder Brooks, and Nicole Brooks and 9 Great Grandchildren, Megan, Jared, Katlyn, Kassidy, Gabe, Jaikob, Angel, Desirea and Jasmine. She is also survived by three brothers, William E. Leary, Charles O'Leary and Robert Leary.

She was predeceased by her husband David, Grandson Jeffrey Brooks, Brothers John Leary, Richard Leary, Francis O'Leary, and Sisters Rose Stoodley and Ruby Mattison.

SERVICES: A family Memorial and Burial is planned for later in the Spring.
Published in Bennington Banner on Mar. 31, 2017
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