Bernadette P. ‘Bunny’ Brooks
Bernadette P. “Bunny” Brooks of Brewster, formerly of Brooklyn, died Saturday, October 20, 2013, at Putnam Hospital Center at the age of 77.
Mrs. Brooks was born July 23, 1936, in Queens, daughter of the late John and Patricia (Knight) Mohn. She married Richard W. Brooks in Queens. Richard predeceased his wife on April 8, 1995.
Bunny enjoyed sewing; she handmade many an outfit for her young children back in the day. Bunny enjoyed playing cards and the many trips with her friends at the senior center in Brooklyn.
She is survived by her four children; Richard Brooks (Larella) of La Mesa, Ca., Darylanne Simonetti of Fla., Deana Tuomi (John) of Portage, Ind., and Dahleen Pino (Samuel) of Brewster; her brothers, John and Roy Mohn and her sisters Mary Haas and Barbara Beck; sixteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, October 24, at 10 a.m. at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster. Interment will follow in Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, N.Y. Friends called at the Beecher Funeral Home, Brewster, on Wednesday. www.Beecher- FuneralHome.com .
Contributions in Bernadette’s memory may be made to a veteran’s agency of your choice.