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.
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