Marie Brookens

Marie Brookens

Saturday, January 16th, 1926 Monday, May 25th, 2020

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Obituary for Marie E. Brookens

Marie E. Brookens, age 94, of Fayetteville, PA, passed away at Laurel Lakes Rehab Center on Monday, May 25, 2020. Born January 16, 1926, in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late George and Anna Gift Heck.
Mrs. Brookens was a 1944 graduate of the former Chambersburg High School. She worked for a number of years as a seamstress at Tracy Fashions Clothing Store. She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, the AMVETS Post 224, and the Democratic Women’s Club of Chambersburg. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Surviving is her daughter, Judy Royce (husband Douglas) of Fayetteville, PA; daughter-in-law, Pat Brookens of Milford, OH; three grandchildren, Ryan Royce (Kayla), Michelle Brumagen, and Robert Brookens, Jr.; five great-grandchildren, Owen, Connor, Kaycee, Angelina, and Olivia; and two brothers, Walter Heck (Betty) of ID and George Heck (Janet) of SC. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Sterling C. “Star” Brookens in 2009 and two sons, Robert Sterling Brookens, Sr. and Larry F. Brookens.
Private services are entrusted to the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Chambersburg, PA. Private interment will be in Parklawns Memorial Garden. Online condolences may be offered on her Book of Memories page at

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    Parklawns Memorial Gardens
    3218 Philadelphia Ave.
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Lori Royce

Thoughts are with Judy and Doug. Here is a picture of Marie when we were on vacation in Chincoteague in 2018.
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With love and blessings. Susie, April and John Henry
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Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of Marie Brookens.
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Betty Martin

Judy so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family. Live and miss you. Betty Martin
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