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Juliette A. Brooks

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AMENIA—Juliette A. Brooks, 93, of Germantown, N.Y., died June 8, 2011, at the Livingston Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Livingston, N.Y.

She was born June 25, 1917, in St. Angels, Quebec, Canada, the daughter of the late Eva Mary (Dubuc) and Archie Omar Le Duc.

She married Howard Paul Brooks on Oct. 20, 1937, in Amenia. He predeceased her on Aug. 19, 1961.

A longtime resident of Dutchess County, she moved to Germantown in 2002 after living in Amenia for many years.

Mrs. Brooks enjoyed knitting and crocheting afghans, and won several ribbons in the Amenia Grange knitting contests. She was passionate about cooking as well.

She is survived by her sons, Wayne Paul Brooks and his wife, Elizabeth, of Hudson, N.Y., and Bruce Brooks of Poughkeepsie; five grandchildren, Howard, Kevin, Anita, Gordon and Audrey Brooks; and five great-grandchildren, Hunter Corrado, and Danny, Gina, Patrick and Emily Jane Brooks.

In addition to her husband Howard, she was predeceased by a brother, Emile Le Duc.

Funeral services were held June 11, the Rev. Fred Brooks officiating. Burial followed in the Evergreen Cemetery in Pine Plains.

Memorial donations may be made to the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Pine Plains. Go to www.peckandpeck.net to send an online condolence.