Nancy L. Brooks

Nancy L. Brooks August 6, 1943 - October 6, 2012 QUAKER HILL - Nancy L. (Lowden) Brooks, 69, entered eternal rest on Saturday, October 6th at Greentree Manor in Waterford surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Dunbar, PA to Hobert and Helen (Drexler) Lowden on August 6, 1943. She graduated Dunbar Twp High School in 1961 and on March 2, 1962 married her beloved husband Preston "Stoney" Brooks in Virginia. He predeceased her but four months and three days prior to her own passing. Nancy relocated with her family to Connecticut and worked most of her life as a Grinder at Electric Boat in Groton. She also spent some time working for both Mohegan Sun and Millstone until her retirement. Nancy shared her husband's love of horses and rode as often as she could. She had a huge heart and a love of animals which often got her in trouble when a stray would appear. She loved her cat Allen and dog Mia. She also enjoyed craft fairs, a good cup of tea and hearing the laughter of her family. Nancy is survived by her mother Helen Lowden, brothers; Harry Lowden & wife Kay, Dale Lowden & wife Carla, sister; Linda Sweitzer & husband Jack, daughters; Carol Davenport & husband Edwin, Janice Johnson & husband Albert, Darla Brooks and her fiancé Harold Mooers, grandchildren; Tanya & Ken Lent, Edward & Sarah Watson, Christopher Watson, Brandon Davenport, Angelina Davenport, Meagan Brooks, Justin Johnson, Eva Brooks, great-grandchildren; Logan & Kaitlyn Lent, Jacob & Gabriella Watson along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband, her father and one brother; Hobert R. Lowden. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date in PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of S.E. CT. To leave an online condolence or view the memorial video, please visit

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Published in Norwich Bulletin on Oct. 13, 2012