Tonawanda News


March 13, 2013

Barbara Gillie Brooks

ALTOONA, FL — Barbara Gillie Brooks, 86, of Altoona, FL, passed away on March 8, 2013. She was born on January 6, 1927 to the late Frank and Melva Gillie Hawley.

Barbara lived many years in North Tonawanda, NY. After moving to Utica, NY, she was an honor graduate of Utica College and taught senior English at New Hartford Central School for several years.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 66 years, Richard; a daughter, Pamela H.; two sons, Todd R. and Peter J.; granddaughter, Dominique; and two great-grandsons.

Inurnment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.

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