Gertrude M. “Gerri” (Henry) Brooks

February 13, 2019


Gertrude M. "Gerri" (Henry) Brooks, 77, formerly of Dighton, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at the Crawford Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center in Fall River after a period of declining health.

Born and raised in New York City, NY, the daughter of the late James and Mary (Hoyle) Henry, she lived in Dighton over 35 years prior to entering the nursing facility. She was a communicant of St. Nicholas of Myra in North Dighton.

Gerri graduated from Cathedral High School in NY and Massasoit Community College. She had worked as an assistant controller at the F L Chamberlain School in Middleborough. Prior to that she had worked at several advertisement agencies in NYC.

She is survived by three sons, James M. Brooks and his wife Tracy of Assonet, Christopher Brooks of Dighton and Keith Brooks of Rehoboth; a brother, James R. Henry of Norton; two sisters in law, Joan and Ursula Henry; five grandchildren, Avery, Cassidy, Kyle, Quentin, Keith Patrick and the late Christopher John Brooks; nieces and nephews, Jeannine Manning and Ariane, Erin and Shannon Henry and several great nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late William and Joseph Henry.

Ms. Brooks will be cremated and memorial calling hours will be held Friday, February 22, 2019 from 5-7pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton, with a service at 6:30pm. Interment in the family lot in New York will be private.

Calling Hours

FEB 22. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780


FEB 22. 6:30 PM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

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