Patricia Brooks

  • Born: March 17, 1969
  • Died: March 27, 2015
  • Location: Winchendon, Massachusetts

Fletcher-Hebert Funeral Home

70 Pleasant Street
Winchendon, MA 01475
Tel. (978) 297-1234

Tribute & Message From The Family

Patricia "Tricia" (O'Grady) Brooks, 46, of Winchendon, formerly of Baldwinville died Friday morning March 27, 2015 in UMass Medical Center after an illness. Tricia was born in Brooklyn, NY March 17, 1969, daughter of the late Patrick O'Grady and Anita (Skoglund) Kwasny and lived in Templeton most of her life. Her husband Rodney "Rubber" Brooks died August 6, 2004. Tricia worked as a home health aide for many years. She was a long time member of the American Legion Post 373 Ladies Auxiliary of Baldwinville. She was an animal lover and avid champion of all underdogs. Tricia will be remembered as a dear friend, a loving sister and a social butterfly. She loved spending time with all of her friends and family. Tricia will be missed by her three siblings; Erin Hennigar and her husband Mark of Henniker, NH, Kathleen O'Grady-Blacquiere and her husband Gary of Winchendon, and Christopher O'Grady and his wife Meric of Orlando, FL, cousins; Scott, Shawn, and Shayne Skeean, her step-mother Alma O'Grady of Henniker, NH, her husbands children and family, as welll as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and extended family. Tricia was also predeceased by her step-father Michael Kwasny. Relatives and friends are planning to honor and celebrate Tricia's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Lamoureux Fletcher and Smith Funeral Home, 105 Central St., Gardner on Thursday April 2, 2015 from 4-6PM. A memorial service will be held in the funeral home starting at 6PM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tricia's memory may be made to the Ahimsa Haven, PO BOX 73 Winchendon, MA 01475, or to the St. Labre Indian School for Children, PO Box 216 Ashland, MT 59003. To sign the online guestbook for Tricia, please visit our website at The Lamoureux Fletcher and Smith Funeral Home, 105 Central St. Gardner is honored to be assisting the family with the arrangements.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Katie, I am so sorry to hear about Tricia. My heart breaks for you and your family. Please know my thoughts are with you and your family. Tricia can now be at peace. Love you

Posted by Eileen Gingras - Athol, MA   April 05, 2015

Memories of the farm and the beach come to mind when I think about Tricia and all of you. Especially the beach. May all the happy times help you through these days.

Posted by Lynne Skoglund Hadley - Webster, MA   April 02, 2015

We send our love and sympathy to Tricia's family. We love you Kate and are so sorry for the loss of your sister. She was a real sweetheart. She will always be with you. RIP Tricia. With love.

Posted by Mariah Ackert & Frank Evans - Winchendon, MA   April 01, 2015

She Will Be deeply missed. We use to hand out as teens in Baldwinville . Praying For the family.

Posted by Lisa Marie (Herman)Johnson - Gardner, MA   March 31, 2015

I will miss you little sister. My families prayers are that God will comfort your family in this time of great sorrow.

Posted by Rickey P. Brooks - Virginia Beach, VA   March 31, 2015

I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Tricia. My heart is filled with sympathy for Her family. She was truly a great person, always had a smile. She will be missed by many, including myself.

Posted by Christina LeBlanc - From, East Templeton, MA   March 31, 2015


Posted by octavia - Elizabeth, NJ   March 31, 2015

You will be dearly missed my friend. You had such a big heart and room in it for all. Can never thank you enough for all you did for MaMa over the years.May you rest in peace now, no more pain and no worries. God Bless you

Posted by Sue Bergevin - Baldwinville, MA   March 30, 2015

I am so sorry to hear about Trish. My heart goes out to the Family. Think of all the good times. She was such a good soul!

Posted by Jesse Bairos - Baldwinville, MA   March 30, 2015

Ernie and I express our sympathy at the loss of "Trish". She is at peace now. We will remember the good times.

Posted by Ernie & Linda Amidon - S. Royalston, MA   March 30, 2015

Many happy childhood memories.

Posted by Liz ( O'Grady) Molina - Rome, GA   March 28, 2015

My heart is broken as is many others you left us way too soon.i have so many fun and funny memories I'll never forget. I will miss you forever

Posted by Chris Ambrose - North Bridgton, ME   March 28, 2015

I will love and miss you Trish!! You have become one of my closest friends and will always hold a special spot in my heart!!

Posted by Ann Brunck - Winchendon, MA   March 28, 2015

I'm so sorry to hear about the sad news of Trcica's passing. Although I haven't seen her in a long time, she was a part of my "growing up" years in Greenpoint. Rest in Peace, Patricia. Remembered always, Julie (McMorrow) Yallop,

Posted by Julie Yallop - Woodbridge   March 28, 2015

I am so very sorry to hear about Trish. She was always so bubbly and cute when I would see her. She will really be missed. Aunt Carolyn

Posted by carolyn skoglund - shrewsbury, MA   March 28, 2015