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Leonard Brooks

Leonard Brooks

Sunday, May 14th, 1933 Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

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Obituary for Leonard James Brooks

Brooks, Leonard James
Peacefully at Headwaters Health Care Centre on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of 64 years to Lois (nee-Heintzman). Dear father of Tracy (Bill) and Lawrence (Sarah). Cherished grandfather (Whooper) of Ashley, Matthew, Cassidy and Samantha. Remembered by his brothers Jimmy (Evelyn) and Ronnie (Louina). Predeceased by his sister Norma (Alvie) and his brother Freddie (Marlene). Leonard will also be greatly missed by other relatives and many friends.

Private Family Memorial Service was held at the Dods & McNair Funeral Home.
21 First St., Orangeville on Friday, December 13, 2019.
A Celebration of Leonard's life will at the Caledon Ski Club on January 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers to Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated by the family.

A tree will be planted in memory of Leonard in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.dodsandmcnair.com

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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 13th, 2019 |
    Friday, December 13th, 2019
  • Service

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Caledon Ski Club
    17431 Mississauga Rd.
    Caledon, On
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    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
    1:00pm

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Dan Dwyer

I was saddened to learn of Len's passing just yesterday while having Christmas dinner with my Dad. Duff and Lois Dwyer my Mom and Dad were good friends with the Brooks's as far back as I can remember and although I haven't seen Tracy or Lawrence in decades, seeing their pictures in the Celebration of Life video brings back fond memories. Len was special to me and was supportive of me in times of difficulties when I was a teenager, he was the type of man who "paid it forward" and I think that shows in the success of his children and grandchildren. The last words I had with Len were while standing beside him at my Dads retirement day while watching my Dad park a L1011, he said to me, "Your Dad and I have been flying with Air Canada our whole careers and here we are celebrating his last day of flying and tomorrow things will just keep moving forward like we were never here."
Our Condolences Lois, Tracy and Lawrence; The Dwyer family.
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maureen freeman

With loving memories of "Leonard Brooks",
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Mary Jo Rutherford

My sincere condolences to Lois and family on the loss of a friend who always had a smile and a kind word. Len was very much part of the Caledon Ski Club family. He will be missed.
Mary Jo Rutherford


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Rola Diab

With a heavy heart I extend my deepest condolences to the Brook family. I wish you comfort and strength at this time. Rest In Peace Len.
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Don McKay

RIP Len on your trip West - Although we never flew together we shared a few happy layovers together RIP my friend Don McKay
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