Marilyn Brooks

Obituary of Marilyn E. Brooks

Marilyn E. Brooks, 92, Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother Mrs. Brooks passed away peacefully on Wednesday June 2nd. Mrs. Brooks was born at home in Bellmore, N.Y. in 1928, the daughter of Harry J. Blank and Helen (Berry) Blank and sister of the late Harry Blank Jr, and Robert Blank. She attended Bellmore Elementary School, and W.C. Mepham Central High School, class of 1946. During World War II she served as a volunteer worker for the American Red Cross as a messenger. Following the war Marilyn met and married the late Owen E. Brooks in 1950. Mr. and Mrs. Brooks located to Amityville where they embraced everything the community offered. Together they raised their family, sang in church choirs, and sailed the Great South Bay. Mrs. Brooks was a proud member and past president of the Amityville Woman's Club, a member of Unqua Corinthian Yacht Club, a member of the Amityville Historical Society, and a member of the Massapequa Reformed Church. Above all else, Mrs. Brooks was a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and a loving, caring wife. She put her many interests beneath her devotion to her family. She always made herself available to her children when coming home from school or needed support in any way. She served as a Brownie Leader, Cub Scout Den Mother, Sunday School teacher, and School Parents Advisory Committee member. Mrs. Brooks was predeceased by her daughter, Alison Brooks Callahan (Thomas J.) who passed away after a heroic eight year battle with breast cancer. She is survived by two sons, Owen E. Brooks, Jr. (Margaret) and Jonathan E. Brooks (Elice) and nine grandchildren, LCDR Owen E. Brooks III, USN (Jayme), Rev. William C. Brooks (Alana), Kathryn E. Callahan, Robert T. Brooks, Peter T. Callahan, Meghan E. Brooks, Rebecca M.E. Brooks, Rachael E.M. Brooks, and Lauren C. Brooks, and one great grandson Jacob O. Brooks Visitation will be at Powell Funeral Home on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 2-4:30 & 7-9:30 PM. A memorial service will be held at Powell Funeral Home at 8:00PM. In lieu of flowers gifts may be made to the Massapequa Reformed Church. Burial will be in the family plot in East Marion, Long Island.
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Thursday
10
June

Visitation at the Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Powell Funeral Home Inc.
67 Broadway
Amityville, New York, United States
Thursday
10
June

Visitation at the Funeral Home

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Powell Funeral Home Inc.
67 Broadway
Amityville, New York, United States
Thursday
10
June

Funeral Service

8:00 pm
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Powell Funeral Home Inc.
67 Broadway
Amityville, New York, United States
Friday
11
June

Prayer Service

10:00 am
Friday, June 11, 2021
Powell Funeral Home Inc.
67 Broadway
Amityville, New York, United States
Friday
11
June

Interment

12:30 pm
Friday, June 11, 2021
East Marion Cemetery
Cemetery Rd.
East Marion, New York, United States
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