Ethel G. Brooks

ethel brooks
In Meriden, CT, August 2, 2001, Ethel G. Brooks of 4226 Ashlar Village, Wallingford, CT, wife of the late James F. Brooks. Born in Dunmore, PA on February 19, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Ethel Harris Thomas. Mrs. Brooks was the Secretary to the Superintendent of Schools in Middletown, NJ for 30 years before her retirement. She moved to Hamden, CT in 1994 and in 1999 to Wallingford. She is survived by daughters: Beverly Jurkiewicz of Hamden and Carol Boulton of Meadville, PA and grandchildren: Michael and Gregg Jurkiewicz, Sierra and Keegan Boulton and Laurel Post. She was predeceased by a daughter, Audrey Post. Service of Interment will be held on Monday, August 6, 2001 in Fair View Cemetery, Middletown, NJ at 1 P.M. Arrangements with BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. CT. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Grant-in-aid Fund, Ashlar Village, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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  1. My name is Joan Cook and I was a student at Middletown High School North when your mom was a secretary there. I graduated in 1976. Since we were on split sessions, I had the opportunity to work in the guidance office during the mornings before I had school in the afternoon. I have never forgotten your mom. She was a very organized and very professional secretary. This may seem like a silly memory, but it has always stuck with me, but she had recommended to me where I could buy bras in a size to fit my rather endowed body at the time. She gave me guidance like any good mother would give to their daughter. She was a very lovely person. I only stayed in touch with her and the other ladies in the guidance office a year or so after I graduated and then as most people do, you move on. I was very sorry to read of her death in the paper and I would like to extend my sympathy to you.

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