Burlington - Michael Robert Brooks “Bob” age 82, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family. Bob was born and raised in Albany, NY. He was the son of the late Michael Joseph and Marie Catherine Conley Brooks.
Bob was employed by the State of New York for 37 years as a communications specialist. After relocating to North Carolina for his retirement, he was involved in many volunteer programs. Bob could be found helping at Allied Churches, The Red Cross, Knights of Columbus and Cedar Ridge Retirement Community. He enjoyed making people smile and never met a stranger. Bob was a loving husband, father and awesome Papa to his 7 grandchildren.
Bob is survived by his wife of 57 years, Eileen Brooks, his 3 daughters: Michele Harrison (Mike), Mary Harding (Jim) and Carolyn Bunkoff (Adam); Grandchildren: Joseph and Henry Harrison, Grace, Anna and Robert Harding, Sam and Kate Bunkoff.
A funeral mass will be held at Blessed Sacrament Church in Burlington, NC on Tuesday June 30, 2020 at 11:00 am. The family will receive visitors 30 minutes prior to the funeral in the gathering space at the church. Due to COVID-19, masks will be required and we ask that social distancing be practiced.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: Authoracare (Hospice Burlington) 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Food Pantry, 408 W. Davis Street, Burlington, NC 27215.
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