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Nora P. (Prout) Brooks

November 15, 1927 ~ April 17, 2022 (age 94)


Nora P. Brooks, 94, of New Albany and formerly of Tiffin, passed away Sunday morning, April 17, 2022 at her residence in New Albany.

She was born on November 15, 1927, in Castalia, Ohio, to Albert and Leonora (White) Prout.  On August 20, 1950, in United Church of Christ, Castalia, she married Edward V. Brooks and he preceded her in death in 1997.

Survivors include her daughter, Pamela (Terry) Reed of Gahanna; grandchildren, David (Erica) Reed of Upper Arlington and Chris (Amy) Reed of Plain City; and five great grandchildren, Drew, Jenna, Noah, Scarlett and Brooks.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; son, David Brooks; brothers, Howard, Ralph, Stephen and George; and infant sister, Marie Alice Prout.

Nora was a 1945 graduate of Margaretta High School. She was a secretary to the Superintendent in the Castalia school system for four years, secretary at Universal Molding in Upper Sandusky, worked in the Extension office in the Wyandot County Court House and was the secretary/bookkeeper for 4 years at Graham Chevrolet Cadillac in Bellefontaine. In 1972, Nora moved back to Tiffin and was the Executive Secretary at Betty Jane Center for over 2 years and at Northwest Ohio Association UCC, retiring in 1989.

Nora was a member and very active for many years at Trinity United Church of Christ and a member of Mother's Circle, Keenagers, Trinity Twosomes, and Trinity UCC sewing group.  She also belonged to Altrusa Club, and Wyandot and Logan County Farm Bureau. She enjoyed camping, dancing, square dancing, vacationing with friends, and especially the trip to Hawaii in 1983.  She loved camping with her family, Pam, Terry and their two sons.  In 2014 she moved to Gahanna to be closer to her daughter.

Her Funeral Service will be at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424 with Rev. Dr. Rick Dorsch officiating.  Burial will follow in Seneca Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ.

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Funeral Service
April 30, 2022

10:30 AM
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory
236 S. Washington St.
Tiffin, OH 44883

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