Passed away peacefully on February 04, 2015 at 71 years of age. Loving father of Chris Brookes and the late Jamie Brookes (1997). Proud grandpa of Trevor Sales. Beloved brother to Arlene Pietraszko, Trish Brookes and the late Kenneth Brookes and the late Barb Beaulieu. Loving son of the late Pete and Marjorie Brookes. Will be sadly missed by many loving family and friends. On Saturday, family and friends are invited, from 1:00-4:00pm for a time of fellowship and refreshment at the Knights of Columbus Hall (8965 Malden Rd, River Canard). Funeral arrangements entrusted to Families First Funeral Home & Tribute Centre (519-969-5841) 3260 Dougall Ave. Share memories, photos or make a donation at

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