Lester W. Brooks

Lester W. Brooks
Loving husband, father,
grandfather, and brother

BILLERICA -- Lester W. Brooks, age 66, beloved husband of Janice L. (Cummings) Brooks, died unexpectedly Sunday, at their home.

He was born in Somerville, January 25, 1947, the son of the late Wendell A. and Jessie M. (Brewster) Brooks, and lived in Medford before moving to Billerica in 1968.

He served in the Army during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Brooks was the Sales Manager for his family's business, Wilmington Window and Door Co. for the past 20 years. He was a member of the Billerica Knights of Columbus Golf League, and enjoyed playing golf at the Billerica Country Club.

Besides his wife, Mr. Brooks is survived by his sons, Michael Brooks and his wife, Connie of Billerica, and Keith Brooks and his wife, Heidi of Tewksbury; his daughter, Valerie Engel and her husband, Kelsey of IL; his brothers, Merrill Brooks of NC, Richard Brooks of Everett, and William Brooks of NH; his sisters, Carole Chase of Malden, Ruth Squires of NH, and Beverly Crane of Malden.

He is also survived by his 12 grandchildren.

BROOKS -- Of Billerica, unexpectedly, May 26, Lester W. Brooks, Funeral Wednesday from the SWEENEY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 66 Concord Rd., Billerica at 10 a.m. A graveside service will be held at the Fox Hill Cemetery, 130 Andover Rd., Billerica at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation, One Bullfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114. Funeral directors, W.J. and Dean M. Laurendeau. www.sweeneymemorialfh.com

Funeral Home

Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home Inc
66 Concord Road Billerica, MA 01821
(978) 667-9934

Published in Lowell Sun on May 27, 2013