Eleanor Madeline Brooks

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Eleanor Madeline Brooks

Eleanor Madeline Brooks Eleanor Madeline Brooks, Sharon, passed away peacefully Monday evening (Jan. 28, 2019) in her home. She was 92.
Mrs. Brooks was born Nov. 12, 1926, in Salem, Ohio, a daughter of Joseph and Madeline "Bubba" Swetye.
She attended Salem High School.
Her husband, George Brooks Sr., whom she married Dec. 17, 1955, survives at home.
Prior to her marriage, Eleanor was employed at her father's pottery business in Salem and the former Plakie Toy Co., Youngstown.
A devoted mother and homemaker, Eleanor was of the Methodist faith.
She loved traveling, especially to spend a day in Cooks Forest or their family's annual trip to Florida.
She is survived by: three daughters, Karen (Ray) Guy, Chandler, Ariz., Diane (Ret. Col. Phillip) Jones, Spokane, Wash., and Doreen (Richard) Clark, Youngstown; a son, George Brooks Jr., Sharon; two grandchildren, Brandon Jones and Brittany (Keith) Paterson, Spokane; a
great-grandchild, Conner Jones; a sister, Bernice Toman, Austintown, Ohio; and a brother, Tom (Carol) Swetye, Salem.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to the Sharon American Legion, Post No. 299, 1395 E. State St., Sharon, PA 16146.

Mrs. George Sr. (Eleanor Madeline), 92, Sharon.
Calling hours: 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday (2-3-19) in J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com.
Funeral: Private.
Published on January 30, 2019
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5 posts

Beth Wilcox Downs
Feb 01, 2019
Sooo sorry to hear, I remember her fondly. Praying for all of you to heal and God Bless to you mom, my she rest in peace, Love you girls.
Bonnie McLane Barnes
Jan 31, 2019
Sending prayers of comfort to your family, especially Uncle George. I have such great memories of times growing up and visiting your home. We had such fun. Please accept my sincere sympathy.
Brent McPherson
Jan 31, 2019
Grace, peace and mercy to you and your family. Reading this I see that your mother was an old pottery worker like me. When she enters heaven she will shake off that clay dust and have a robe white as snow.
Mike and Pam Viola
Jan 31, 2019
Our sympathies and prayers to you and your family. Thinking of you.
Sue Griffin Gordon
Jan 31, 2019
So very sorry for your loss George.Thoughts and prayers for your family.