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Kathrine (Schueler) Brooks

SHARON — Kathrine (Schueler) Brooks, 92, formerly of Sharon, died Sept. 27, 2011, at Ledgeview Assisted Living, in Cumberland Foreside, Maine. She was the widow of Charles D. Brooks.

Mrs. Brooks was born July 22, 1919, in Stamford, Conn., the daughter of the late Louise (Kneilling) and Oscar Schueler.

She was a 1940 graduate of the University of Connecticut.

She married Charles in March the following year and lived in Stamford from after World War II until 1958, when they moved to Wilton.

She earned her master’s degree from Fairfield University. She taught English and was head of the lower school at Low-Heywood School in Stamford for many years.

Mrs. Brooks moved to Sharon in 1977, where she became actively involved with the Sharon Woman’s Club.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Perkins of Yarmouth, Maine; two grandchildren, Kathrine and Daniel Perkins; and one great-grandchild.

A graveside service will be held at the Boland Cemetery on Amenia Union Road, Friday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sharon Woman’s Club or the American Cancer Society.

The Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon has charge of arrangements.