Lillian Mary (nee David) Brooks


Lillian Mary Brooks passed away on 5 February 2016 in her 89th year. Lillian was born in Lachine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada on 23 August 1926.

She moved with family from Quebec, then to Huntsville, and then to Gorrie where she was married to Ronald Brooks in 1949.

She lived across Canada as Ronald was in the Air Force. They were last stationed in Lazo Air Force Base on Vancouver Island. Retiring in Courtenay BC and they enjoyed many good retirement years.

Predeceased by: Daughter Mary Curnew; Son David Brooks; Brothers: Bill, Frank, Harold, Bob and Eddy David; Sisters Dorothy Hackett and Florence Maxwell.

Beloved wife of the late Ronald George Brooks. Dear mother of Donna Mae Brooks (Nanaimo BC); Fred Brooks (Vancouver Island, BC); Willie Brooks (Merritt, BC): Bertha Lillian Brooks (Nanaimo, BC). Fondly remembered by 8 Grandchildren, 15 Great-Grand-children and 2 Great-Great Grandchildren.

Also, remembered by sisters: Ivy Monk (Durham, Ont) and Elsie Willert (Newstadt, Ont); brother Ernie David (Rodney, Ont) and Sister-in-law Doris Line (Winnipeg, Man).

A Memorial Service for Lillian will be held on Saturday February 27th, 2016 at 1:00pm at Piercy’s Funeral Home, 440 England Ave, Courtenay, BC.

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