Virginia G. Brooks

Virginia G. Brooks, 91, formerly of 10 Elizabeth St., Renovo, Pa., died January 9, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa.

Born April 10, 1927 in Renovo, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Mabel Drake Marsh. On June 28, 1946 she married Richard E. Brooks who died July 9, 2005.

Virginia was a homemaker who had at one time worked at the Renovo Hospital and the Renovo Shirt Factory. She enjoyed bowling, swimming, ceramics, activities at the Renovo Sr. Center and scratching off lottery tickets. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Renovo, and delivered Meals on Wheels.

She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie (Wilbert) Hess of South Renovo, Pa. and Linda (John) Mazzulla of Warren Pa.; three sons, Richard E. (Paula) Brooks, Jr. of Tonawanda, NY, Fred W. Brooks (and his future wife, Elaine) and Danny R. Brooks of Mifflinburg, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Viola, Bertha and Alice and three brothers, Arnold, Kenneth and George Marsh.

A memorial service to honor the life of Virginia G. Brooks will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, Renovo, Pa. with Rev. Doug Conway officiating. Interment, North Bend Cemetery, North Bend, Pa.

Friends will be received in the church one hour prior to the services.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bucktail Medical Center, 1001 Pine St., South Renovo, Pa. 17764.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, Pa. 17751.

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