Nancy J. Brooks

Nancy J. Brooks, 92, formerly of Snyder Circle, Corry, Pa., died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at Corry Memorial Hospital.

She was born March 29, 1927, in Corry, Pa., a daughter of the late James H. and Norah Smith Stewart.

Nancy was raised and educated in Corry and graduated from Corry High School in 1944. Following graduation, she worked at Aero Supply Co. and then at Corry Jamestown Corp. She and her husband then lived in New York, Indiana, Illinois and Minnesota. They moved back to Corry in 1982.

She was an American Red Cross volunteer, a member of the Corry Hospital Auxiliary and the Corry City Chapter 17 Order of the Eastern Star, where she was a past matron, and a 52-year member of East Branch Grange 1262. She enjoyed being a part of card clubs, collecting spoons and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death March 11, 2011, by her husband, William M. Brooks, whom she married Sept. 24, 1956, in Corry, Pa.; a daughter, Wilda Courtney; a son, David Brooks; three sisters, Frances Craker Coan, Evelyn Dodd and Ella Mae Robinson; three brothers, Willis Craker, Joseph Craker and Herbert June Stewart; and a great-granddaughter, Crystal Catalfu.

Nancy is survived by three sons, William Brooks of Goodlettsville, Tenn., Karl Brooks and his wife Linda and Paul Brooks and his wife Donna of Corry, Pa.; and a daughter-in-law, Jean Brooks of Corry, Pa.

She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren,19 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to call at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 327 N. Center St., Corry, Pa., on Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service there at 1 p.m. The Rev. Mary Norton will officiate.

Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Pa.

Memorials may be made to the Order of the Eastern Star, 1618 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20009-2549.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Bracken Funeral Home Inc., 315 N. Center St., Corry, Pa.

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