|Birth: ||Feb. 29, 1928|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 2011|
Anita Q. Brooks, 83, of Rutland, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2011.
She was born in Leicester, Vermont, February 29, 1928, the daughter of Elie and Blanche (Larocque) Quesnel.
Anita married Wolcott Noble "Brooksie" Brooks on May 8, 1950. Mr. Brooks died January 17, 1998.
The Brooks family lived in Middlebury until 1978 and then moved to Burlington until 1998 when Anita moved to Rutland to be with her children.
Anita will be greatly missed by family and friends who loved her. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a person of devout faith, who touched us all.
Anita is survived by her two daughters, Sherry Brooks and her companion Mark Godnick of West Rutland, Deborah Carrara and her husband Richard; three grandchildren, Christopher Carrara, Elizabeth Carrara and Cynthia Lefebvre; two sisters, Claudette Parker of Rutland and Lena Polzello of Fairfield, Conn.; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, John Quesnel and Henry Quesnel; and by six sisters, Alma Phillips, Jeanette O'Bryan, Eva Layden, Beatrice Snee, Marina Todisco and Therese who died at infancy.
Graveside services will be held at a later date in the Prospect Cemetery in Middlebury.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association ., c/o Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701.
Published in Rutland Herald on March 8, 2011
Wolcott Noble Brooks (____ - 1998)
Wolcott Noble Brooks (1927 - 1998)*
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Mar 08, 2011
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