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Robert H. "Bobby" Brooks Jr., 53, of Hermitage, passed away on Feb. 22, 2018, at home.
Robert was born in Sharon Feb. 14, 1965, to Robert H. and Catherine (Haggerty) Brooks Sr. He attended Hickory High School.
Robert worked as a candymaker at Whole Life Services, Hermitage.
Robert was a member of the MCAR Day Program. He enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates, as well as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. He enjoyed watching his brother play baseball and football at Kennedy Catholic, where he also assisted in directing the Jazz Band. Robert was an altar server at John XXIII. He was a man of faith who enjoyed attending church. He got much enjoyment from taking "long trips" to Dairy Queen.
Robert is survived by his mother, Catherine A. (Edward) Thomas; brother, Keith (Michelle) Brooks of Hermitage; uncle, Joseph (Terri) Haggerty of Sharpsville; two cousins, Chad Haggerty and Amanda Haggarty; two nieces, Kara Brooks and Heather (David) Brooks-Heintz; nephew, Matthew Brooks; and great-niece, Adlia Heintz.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert H. Brooks Sr., and a brother, Michael Brooks.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Whole Life Services, 1565 E. State St. Hermitage, PA 16148.

Robert H. "Bobby" Jr., 53, of Hermitage.
Calling hours: 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday (2-25-18) at SHERMAN FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICE Inc., 2201 Highland Road., Hermitage.
Service: Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. Monday (2-26-18) at St. Joseph's Church, Sharon, with Father Thomas Whitman officiating. Friends are welcome to meet directly at church.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.shermanfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 23, 2018
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