Eleanor T. Brooks
1942 - 2021
Eleanor T. Brooks
Burial Information
Burial Time
Spring
Burial Location
Amherst Cemetery
Requested Charity
LA Animal Shelter, or Charity of your choice.
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It is with sadness we announce the passing of Eleanor Teresa Brooks, age 78, of Amherst.  Eleanor passed away at the East Cumberland Lodge in Pugwash on Friday, October 8, 2021.

Born in Amherst, NS, she was a daughter of the late Osborne and Teresa (Baird) Brooks.

Eleanor spent her entire working career with Bell Canada, starting as a telephone operator in Amherst straight out of school.  She later went to Halifax where she worked in the Apparatus Shop until her retirement at the age of 46.  She loved spending summers at her families cottage at Jackson's Point, enjoying endless games of cards with her family and friends.  The family cottage was a focal point for her and her family.  Built by her parents almost 70 years ago, it has been home to countless family reunions, lobster feeds, birthdays and anniversary celebrations.  Eleanor excelled at all sports, especially bowling, softball, and golf in her younger years.  She enjoyed darts at the Fairview Legion in Halifax and cards at the 50 Plus Club in Amherst where she was a member.

She will be dearly missed by sisters, Linda Strathearn, Amherst, Betty Lou (Mel) Terris, Riverview, NB; as well as many nieces, nephews, great and great great nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by brothers, Reid, Edward "Ted", Phillip, Harry and Bradford Brooks; sister, Juanita "Nita" Oakes, and Patsy Brooks.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones Family Funeral Centre, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777).  Cremation has taken place.  A graveside service will take place at a later date in the Amherst Cemetery.

Those wishing to make a donation, may do so to the LA Animal Shelter, or a charity of your choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at www.jonesfamilyfuneralcentre.ca or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook Page.

Eleanor T. Brooks