BROOKSBANK: Dorothy Marguerite. A resident of R.R.#7 Dresden, Dorothy Brooksbank passed away at her home on Monday, March 12, 2012 at the age of 78. Born in Kitchener, daughter of the late Arnold L. and Winnifred E. (Cosford) Jaques. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth F. Brooksbank (April 15, 1989). Dear mother of Susan Brown and her husband Bev of Kitchener, Kathryn Scott and her husband Greg of R.R.#7 Dresden, and Bob Brooksbank of Chatham. Grandmother of Brandon (Diana), Corey (Julie), Kendra, Drew and Julia, Ashley, Brittany, Darien, and predeceased by grand-daughter Kristin (2005). Great-grandmother of Lillian. Dorothy will also be dearly missed by her good friend Marion Forsyth. She was a member of Lindsay Road United Church. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Thursday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Friday, March 16, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Cathy Larmond officiating. Interment in McVicar Cemetery. Donations to the Dresden Foodbank would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, Ontario (519)351-2040.

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