Lillian Newey Brooks
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Lillian Newey Brooks
  • May 18, 1928 - October 10, 2016
  • Chester, Vermont

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Lillian N. Brooks, 88 passed away peacefully Monday October 10, 2016 at the Gill Home surrounded by her dear friends. Lillian was born in Staffordshire, England on May 18th, 1928 the daughter of Peter and Rose (Hall) Newey.

Lillian came with her parents to the U.S. in 1930 settling in Albany, NY, where she was raised and educated. She worked at the NY Telephone Company, and later at the NY Cooperative Fire Insurance Co. She married Walter F. Brooks February 22, 1947. They later moved to his family's homestead in Gassetts, VT, where they enjoyed farm life for many years. She also enjoyed gardening and swimming.

Lillian was predeceased by her parents, and then her Husband, Walter in 1999. She is survived by her daughter Carol and her husband Frank Balch; a granddaughter Laurie and her Husband Ronald Jackson, and two beautiful Great-granddaughters Rose and Pearl.

At the request of Lillian there will be a private graveside service at the family plot in North Street Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Gill Odd Fellows Home, 8 Gill Terrace Ludlow, VT 05149