Mary G. (Brooks) Fitzpatrick

Mary G.(Brooks) Fitzpatrick

Mary G. (Brooks) Fitzpatrick passed away peacefully on September 22, 2012 in Hawthorne, California. She was 99. Born in Ontario, Canada on January 27, 1913 to Frank and Annie Gamble, she completed her nurses training in New York City, where she met Emmett Brooks. They moved to California and were married for 51 years until he passed away in 1987. In 1991 she married another wonderful man, James Fitzpatrick, whom she got to know while square dancing. They had 14 years together. She enjoyed stamp collecting, genealogy, quilting, square dancing and sewing. She was involved in church and the United Stroke Program. Mother of three, she is survived by Jim and Suzi Brooks of Valley Springs, CA, Bill and Tracy Brooks of Laguna Beach, CA, Anne (Brooks) and Sam Stratton of Huntington Beach, CA, and her brother Ross of Ontario, Canada. She had 5 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Halverson Mortuary in Torrance, on Friday Oct 5, at 11am. Flowers may be sent there, or in lieu of flowers, a donation made in her name to her favorite radio station: Family Stations, Inc. at Family Radio Network, P.O. Box 2140 Oakland, CA 94621-9985. Mary was an amazing lady, whose greatest pleasure was spending time with family and friends. She touched and changed so many lives and will be greatly missed. We love you Mom. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.

Funeral Home

Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary
1223 Cravens Ave Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 328-1223

Published in Daily Breeze on Oct. 3, 2012