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Rowan P. Brookes

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Rowan P. "Rip" Brookes Rowan P. "Rip" Brookes, 76, died Saturday, February 9, 2013, at Crozer-Keystone Hospice Residence at Taylor Hospital. Born in Darby, he had been a resident of Aldan for 50 years. Rip served with the Air National Guard during Vietnam War. He had been employed as a Telephone Systems Technician with Bell Telephone for many years. After retireing from Bell of PA, he founded and was president of Rip Brookes General Services, where he was active until his passing. Son of the late Edward O. and Lillian M. Morgan Brookes. Survivors: his wife of 56 years, Dolores A. Furterer Brookes, his children Donna L (Michael) Troyan, David J. (Norma-jean) Brookes, Peter J. (Christine) Brookes and Dolores A. (the late Garen) Close. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 2 brothers Daniel P. Brookes and Philip O. Brookes and mother-in-law Frances A. Furterer. Services: Relatives and friends are invited to the Funeral Service Thursday, 11 am, at Glenolden Congregational Church, 115 S. Scott Ave., Glenolden, PA 19036 where friends may call after 9 am. Burial: is in SS Peter and Paul Cem. In lieu of flowers: contributions to either Glenolden Congregational Church or Crozer-Keystone Hospice Residence at Taylor Hospital would be appreciated. Arrangements: Marvil Funeral Home, Darby, PA. The guest book may be signed online at www. marvilfuneralhome.com

Published in The Daily Times on Feb. 12, 2013
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