Lillian C. Brookes, 94, former resident of Sherburne, NY and Lyndhurst, NJ, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at the Crouse Community Center in Morrisville, NY.
She was born October 29, 1916 in Jersey City, NJ, a daughter of Olof and Gunhild Larson Hokenson. Lillian worked for Colgate-Palmolive in Jersey City until her retirement.
Surviving are her son, Robert Brookes of Wallkill, NY; two granddaughters, Marieanne (Rick) Petersen of Midland, MI and Sandra (Steve) Bennett of Sherburne, NY; 5 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.
In keeping with Lillian’s wishes, there are no services.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne, NY