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Thomas  Matthew Brooks

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“Dear Tom, you were always a good pal. you showed no judgement, and always did give good advise. your words of wisdom and laughter will always be...Read More »
1 of 45 | Posted by: Joshua Vanderburg - Rio Rancho, NM

“Ive know Tom since we were in 2nd gradewe were friends throguh elementary but drifted during mid n most of high school then senior year we...Read More »
2 of 45 | Posted by: DJ Zorn - Best Friend

“Oh boy what can I say about the man we all knew and miss miss dearly there so many places I want to start there are too many memories I wanna share...Read More »
3 of 45 | Posted by: Rudy "Sarge" Rueda jr. - NM

“Hey Tom, im writing this to you as a birthday candle, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! we all miss you so much, and wish we can share another great memory with you!...Read More »
4 of 45 | Posted by: Johnathan Segura - Best Friend

“Tom, Patty & Sarah, I want you all to know that my family and I love you. As you try to move on with your everyday lives I want to remind you of...Read More »
5 of 45 | Posted by: Ron Jones - Rio Rancho, NM

“I am truly sorry for your loss. I just heard about Thomas' death and I wish I could have heard of it soon enough to go to his service. We met while...Read More »
6 of 45 | Posted by: Kelsey McCaslin - Socorro, NM

“patty, thomas and sarah my thoughts and prayers are with you all . thomas was a sweet boy and he grew into a wonderful, thoughtful teen. one of the...Read More »
7 of 45 | Posted by: lorri mccorkle

“Tom was the most caring person I have ever known. He helped me get through the hardest time in my life without judging anyone involved. He always...Read More »
8 of 45 | Posted by: Taylor Berger - Rio Rancho, NM

“Man, what can i say about Tom without going overboard... first of all he was a great friend, always trying to help bring people together and fix...Read More »
9 of 45 | Posted by: John Cormier II - Rio Rancho, NM

“We pray for your family at this difficult time, may the lord keep you close and comfort your family. Our deepest sympathy ”
10 of 45 | Posted by: Cindy & Leonard Lawless - CO

“I have known Thomas since I was 4 or 5. I truly remember that he was the first friend I ever made in kindergarten because he talked so much and made...Read More »
11 of 45 | Posted by: Josh Klotzbach

“I had Thomas in my 2nd grade class at Colinas Del Norte. I remember how bright and sweet he was as a young child. He was always willing to help and...Read More »
12 of 45 | Posted by: Tammy Evans - Albuquerque, NM

“To my dearest friend Patty and her wonderful husband Tom and daughter Sarah....my heart continues to break for you and I just wanted you to know that...Read More »
13 of 45 | Posted by: Michele Baldwin

“We remember Thomas when Rick and he were close friends in middle school. He was such a polite, kind, gentle soul. We always enjoyed having him around...Read More »
14 of 45 | Posted by: Richard and Tricia Holt - NM

“I attended the service for Tom yesterday. The service was beautiful. I was inspired by the message given. I lost my husband in an accident 7 years...Read More »
15 of 45 | Posted by: Penny McCallister-von Bonin - NM

“I meet Thomas in the 8th grade and we had been close friends ever since. He was a funny and always full of jokes. I remember I used to always have a...Read More »
16 of 45 | Posted by: Anthony (Tony) Patton

“I remember meeting Thomas back at Colinas. He was such a wonderful person, and friend. and will always be missed. i remember how smart he was and how...Read More »
17 of 45 | Posted by: Krisztina Greene - Rio Rancho, NM

“Our son, Josh, and Thomas met in kindergarten at Colinas del Norte. Kery remembers going to pick up Josh from school and Patty would be there to pick...Read More »
18 of 45 | Posted by: Kery and Debbie Klotzbach - NM

“Sarah, Patty, and Tom- You guys are probably the greatest family I know. You guys are always laughing and having a great time...and there is such...Read More »
19 of 45 | Posted by: April Benlein - Friend of Sarah

“I only knew Thomas from his work at Chartwells. He was one of the nicest and most up-beat people there. I would look forward to meeting him there the...Read More »
20 of 45 | Posted by: Ben Jacobson

“i didnt know this guy but i know he was a good kid. i showed the security at Rio Rancho High school the other day a picture of him in a yearbook they...Read More »
21 of 45 | Posted by: Shiana Mcnutt

“May our LORD be with you during this time. ”
22 of 45 | Posted by: Joy Junction

“Patty and family, Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers! I wish I could be there to celebrate Thomas' life with you today as he is...Read More »
23 of 45 | Posted by: Cathy Hebert - Beavercreek, OH

“Im so so sorry to hear about thomas. i went to school with him for a year.he was a really great kid. He helped out in so many ways. he will be...Read More »
24 of 45 | Posted by: Ashley Keator - NM - school mate

“Our deepest sympathys go out to the Brooks family, Tom , Patty and Sarah. Thomas was a great friend and always lit up the room when he came over. He...Read More »
25 of 45 | Posted by: Dan and Jane Jernigan

“Thomas and I met in first grade and have been friends ever since. He was always there and helpful throughout the years and that is how I will always...Read More »
26 of 45 | Posted by: Sandy Williams - Rio Rancho, NM

“I've only known Thomas for over a year now. I can say that I always looked forward to seeing and talking to him around campus and in the cafeteria....Read More »
27 of 45 | Posted by: Anthony Bates - Socorro, NM

“The first time Tom and I met was in 6th grade on the bus, and ever since than it almost seemed as if we were meant to be friends, when he moved to...Read More »
28 of 45 | Posted by: Johnathan Segura - Best friend

“Thomas was quite undoubtedly the best friend anyone could ever have. The first time I ever met him was homecoming his senior year. He was the type to...Read More »
29 of 45 | Posted by: Alex Ricci - Rio Rancho, NM

“Thomas was in some of my classes, and he was a sweet guy . He was such a great guy with a big smile, ready to make everyone laugh . He had a bright...Read More »
30 of 45 | Posted by: Chrissy Maloy

“Thomas was a friend of mine from elementary school all of the way through high school. It is such sad news to hear of his death. Thomas was a really...Read More »
31 of 45 | Posted by: Zachary Maloy - friend

“Thomas was one of the sweestest people I have ever met. My condolences go to his family. He most definitely with the Lord and in a much better place....Read More »
32 of 45 | Posted by: Cera Gandara - Las Cruces, NM

“My deepest sympathies to the family of Tom. I knew him in high school and he was always smiling and laughing. When we had conversations he liked to...Read More »
33 of 45 | Posted by: Ashley Renna - Rio Rancho, NM

“Thomas and I had a few classes together, most of which in the Engineering and Design Academy. Though I was never the most attentive student, Thomas...Read More »
34 of 45 | Posted by: Don Valles - Rio Rancho, NM

“Patty, Thomas and Sarah Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of Thomas. Although we never had the privilege of meeting him, Gail and...Read More »
35 of 45 | Posted by: Phil and Ginger Sluder - SC

“Tom was one of the nicest people I have ever met and just knowing him has made me a better person. I met him at a high school basketball game and we...Read More »
36 of 45 | Posted by: Samantha Fink - Rio Rancho, NM

“Patty, Thomas and Sarah, You are continually on my heart and in my prayers. There are no words to express my sympathy or to help ease your pain...Read More »
37 of 45 | Posted by: Janice Faulkner - Friend

“Please accept our sympathy in this time of sadness for Tom's family and friends. May you have the strength to carry you through this tragedy and be...Read More »
38 of 45 | Posted by: Peggy and Dale Harris - NJ

“My prayers have continually been going up to God on behalf of the Brooks family. I did not know Thomas, but I know his sister Sarah who is best...Read More »
39 of 45 | Posted by: Ron Jones

“I met Thomas through my daughter Sami. It is with a heavy heart that this is written. He will truly be missed by all who knew him and unfortunate for...Read More »
40 of 45 | Posted by: Tracy Fink - Rio Rancho, NM

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Thomas will truly be missed. ”
41 of 45 | Posted by: Darlene & Elizabeth Sahd - NM

“I only knew Tom this last semester at NMT. We had English 112 together. Tom was a fun person to be around, always smiling and making wise-cracks. His...Read More »
42 of 45 | Posted by: Sam C. - NM - Fellow Student

“You are continually in our thoughts and prayers. ”
43 of 45 | Posted by: The Taibbi's - NM - Friend

“My deepest sympathies to you and your entire family and circle of friends. Thomas brought much joy to those he know. ”
44 of 45 | Posted by: Patricia Romero

“On behalf of the French Family of Companies we express our deepest condolences. ”
45 of 45 | Posted by: Kristian Schmidt - Albuquerque, NM

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BROOKS – Thomas Matthew Brooks, 19, a resident of Rio Rancho for 19 years went home to his Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 9, 2010. He is survived by his parents, Thomas and Patty Brooks, his sister Sarah, his grandparents George and Gail Brooks, grandmother Carolyn Brooks, his uncles George Brooks, Cary Brooks and wife Erin, and cousins Caleb and Lily, all of Albuquerque. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Viola and Clyde Cox of Saginaw, MI. Thomas graduated from Rio Rancho High School in 2008 and was a sophomore in electrical engineering at New Mexico Tech in Socorro, NM. He would have become the next Ironman. Thomas was member of Sagebrush Community Church in Albuquerque, NM. He was a wonderful friend and truly wonderful Christian. We have all been blessed by The Lord allowing us to be his earthly family. Services will be held at Hoffmantown Church, 8888 Harper Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM, on Thursday, January 14, 2010, at 2:30 PM. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. A reception will follow at Hoffmantown Church at 5:00PM for friends of the family. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Joy Junction, P.O. Box 27693, Albuquerque, NM 87125. Please visit our online guestbook for Thomas Matthew at www.RememberTheirStory.com
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