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Dorothy Brooks

Dorothy M. Brooks (Clarke)

Thursday, December 3rd, 1931 - Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
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Obituary

Dorothy M. (Clarke) Brooks, 88, of Auburn passed away on Tuesday March 10, 2020 at home surrounded by her family.

She is pre-deceased by her husband of 59 years, Keith E. Brooks, Sr. She is survived by her three children, Keith E. Brooks, Jr. and his wife Denise of Ballston Spa, New York, Karen Pendergast and her husband John of Leicester, and Deborah Sheridan and her companion Joseph Dell’Ovo of Auburn, with whom she lived. She also leaves six grandchildren: Keith E. Brooks, III, Dawn Brooks, William Sheridan, IV, Sara (Sheridan) Crowley, Katie (Pendergast) Butland and Kayla (Pendergast) Soucy; five great-grandsons: Matthew, Christopher, and Nicholas Crowley and Ryan and Evan Soucy; a brother, Robert Clarke of Auburn; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, Dorothy was predeceased by seven siblings, Walter, Harry, and Frank Clark, and Laura Mahan, Virginia Nagle, Cecilia Bender, and Eva Savage.

Dorothy was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Harry and Anna (Carroll) Clarke. Dorothy worked for many years at Filene’s in Worcester. After she retired, she dedicated her time to caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her family.

Services for Dorothy will be held privately at the BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central Street, Auburn, MA, followed by burial with her husband at Hillside Cemetery in Auburn.
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    Britton-Wallace Funeral Home
    Address
    91 Central Street
    AUBURN, MA 01501
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    Services for Dorothy will be held privately at the Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, followed by burial with her husband at Hillside Cemetery in Auburn.
    Officiant
    Pastor Andrew Borden

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Grace and Mike De Angelis

Posted at 08:21am
Karen, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Gracie and Mike
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Carol Soucy Miller

Posted at 07:57pm
To the Brooks Family,

I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Mother,Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. How lucky was she to have known so many great grandchildren in her lifetime. She is now happily reunited with the love of her life, and all of you will have sweet memories of her to help comfort you through this difficult time. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. Godspeed Mrs. Brooks!🙏🏻💔

Gail A Catanese

Posted at 06:35pm
Dear Brooks family,

A star has gone out of your sky, but she will always be in your heart. I know Gerry, Kayla, Ryan and Evan loved and adored her and were blessed to call her "Gram". I'm sure she had a wonderful impact on everyone who was fortunate enough to know her.

You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
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