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October 26, 1933 - March 19, 2019
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Maurice William Brooks, at West Oak Village Long Term Care Facility, on March 19th 2019 at the age of 85.
Predeceased by his wife Margaret, loved father to Marilyn, John (Nancy), Maurice Jr. (Diane), Jeff (Sue). Dear brother of June Butler (John) and Lawrence (Sue). Grandfather to Jaclyn, Scott, Ryan, Colin, Joel, Taylor, Hailey and Laura. Great grandfather to Violet, Gabriella, Jordan, Hazel and Rylee. He will be dearly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.
Born in Hanham, Bristol, England, October 26th 1933. Maurice served in the British Army, stationed in Malta, where he met and married his wife Margaret. Maurice and Margaret immigrated to Canada with their children in 1960. It was here that he pursued his lifelong passion with horses where he became actively involved in the harness racing industry as an owner, trainer and driver.
Thank you to the staff at West Oak Village (Howell House) and Homestead Oakville for their care and support over the past 6 years.
A special thank you to our dear family friend Florence for her kindness, love, and support.
There will be a celebration of life at ADAMS FUNERAL HOME (445 St. Vincent Street Barrie,) on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery. A reception will follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada in memory of Maurice Brooks Senior are welcomed. Messages of condolence may be forwarded through adamsfuneralhome.ca