Louise Brooks

Obituary of Louise Brooks

Albion:  Louise C. Brooks, 99, passed away May 7, 2018 with her loving family by her side at the Martin Linsin Hospice Residence following a long illness.  She was born February 11, 1919 in Middleport, NY a daughter of the late Elton and Gertrude (Collins) Cooper and has lived in this area all of her life.  She was a member of the Albion First Baptist Church.  Louise shared a love for her family and friends through her baking and gardening.

Mrs. Brooks was predeceased by her husbands, Reginald Harvey and Charles Avery Brooks; grandson, Paul Keeler and son-in-law James Keeler. She is survived by her children, Pat Keeler, Larry (Laura) Harvey, Pam (Jim) Smith, Ann (Mark) Warycka, Elaine (Ralph) Clute and Dale (Kathy) Brooks; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Ruth Hutchins and Jean Brooks; brother-in-law, Keith Brooks; and several nieces, nephews, cousins.

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 W. Avenue, Albion on Friday June 15, from 4:00-8:00.  A Celebration of Louise’s Life will be held at the Albion First Baptist Church on Saturday June 16, at 11:00am  Interment will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans P.O. Box 489 Albion, NY 14411 or to the Albion First Baptist Church.