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Patricia D. Brooks, tranquil passed away on July 3, 2010. A long-time member since March, 2003, Patricia was active in the Coleus , Hippeastrum, and the Carolina Forums. Her daughter contacted us with the sad news.
Patricia D. Brooks, 73, of Ladson, wife of 50 years to Thomas W. Brooks, died Saturday, July 3, 2010 at Trident Medical Center.
The funeral mass and Rite of Committal with Final Commendation will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2010 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 6650 Dorchester Road, North Charleston, SC. Entombment will follow at Dorchester Memory Gardens, 11000 Dorchester Road, Summerville. Friends and family may visit on Friday evening, July 9, 2010 from 7 until 8:30 o’clock at St. Thomas the Apostle Church. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 o’clock.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 6650 Dorchester Road, North Charleston, SC 29418.
Pat was born on June 29, 1937 in Stevens Point, WI, daughter of Cecelia Losinski Bodzislaw and the late Joseph Bodzislaw. She attended St. Wencelslaw Grammar School in Chicago, IL, P.J. Jacobs High School and University of Wisconsin in Stevens Point, WI. She was former president of Charleston Kennel Club and Iris Club of Summerville. She was also a judge for the Iris Club of Summerville. She was a former member of the Charleston Mineral Society. She enjoyed gardening and reading and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.
Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are: 3 Daughters: Spring E. Brooks of Durham, NC, Robin L. Brooks of Jacksonville, FL and Betty C. Brooks of Ladson, SC; 3 Brothers: Jerome Bodzislaw, Robert Bodzislaw and Thomas Bodzislaw all of Stevens Point, WI; 1 Grandaughter: Lisa K. Ramsey of Oakdale, CT; 1 Grandson: Matthew T. Ramsey of Oakdale, CT.
Oh how sad. I used to converse with her when I first came to Dave's Garden, my maiden name was Brooks and I had a first cousin named Tom who was way older than me. I never knew her hubby's name.
May she rest in peace.