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Chester M. Brooks

Born: Sat., Mar. 8, 1930
Died: Sun., Sep. 13, 2020


Graveside Service

11:30 AM Sat., Sep. 19, 2020
Location: Chandlers Valley Cemetery


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Chester M. Brooks,  90, of Chandlers Valley, PA, entered into eternal life Sunday, September 13, 2020.  Born March 8, 1930, he was the son of the late Henry and Ruth  Brooks.  He served in the 82nd Airborn Division during the Korean Conflict.  Chet was employed at Marlin Rockwell for 42 years as a grinder and retired in 1995.  Over the years, he really enjoyed his home, his  farm,  and children and grandchildren  Walking was part of his daily routine and he was very proud that he participated in the Sugar Grove 5k well into his  eighties.  He enjoyed walking his dogs in the woods and spending a lot of time on his tractor.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Eileen Rae Brooks who died in 1967; his second wife, Rosanne Marie Brooks who died in 2005; a son, Brian White; a daughter, Nancy Hussey, a brother, Bus Brooks; and a sister, Alice Clough.

Surviving are 7 children, Patsy Brooks, Trudy Kenderdine,  Lorin Brooks, William Brooks, Keith White, Diane Matve and Linda Thomas Whalen; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews

Due to COVID 19 , a graveside service will be held at the Chandlers Valley Cemetery at 11:30 on Saturday the 19th.  Friends will be received from 11 - 11:30 at the grave.   The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Sugar Grove Mission Covenant Church or Paws along the River.  Condolences may be made at www.mckinneyfuneral.com  

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Terry McKown
   Posted Mon September 14, 2020
So very sorry to hear of your loss. Chet and Rose were dear friends of my husband and me from my hospice days. We went out to dinner and concerts together. Rose has been lovingly missed all these years. Praying for your whole family and hoping that memories of happy times together will bring you all comfort and peace.

Kristy Kuzminski
   Posted Tue September 15, 2020
So many wonderful memories of Grandpa Chet and the whole family. So thankful to have known and been “adopted” by the family. He will be missed. I will never forget the fun days splashing in the pool and sitting on the patio eating lemon cookies! I am guessing there is quite a morning coffee happening with Aunt Linda, Grandma Rosie and Grandpa Chet!❤️ My love and sympathy to all of you!

BRITT HADLEY
   Posted Thu September 17, 2020
Family.... After having Linda in my life for many years and experiencing her friendship and love, I sure wish I would have had the chance to meet Chester. He surely must have been a man worth knowing and experiencing often! Please know that all of you are in my prayers and thoughts. God bless and be with you all as you grieve.
Britt Hadley

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