Pauline C. BrooksJuly 14,2012
Pauline C. Brooks
WOODSVILLE, N.H. — Pauline Christie Brooks, 78, died unexpectedly Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at Cottage Hospital in Woodsville.
She was born March 20, 1934. Pauline was one of 18 children born to Elmer and Christy (Williamsons) Sayers.
Growing up, Pauline worked on the family farm with her other brothers and sisters. She worked for 30 years at the Grafton County Nursing Home as a dietary aide. She played bingo every chance she could, sometimes five nights a week. Pauline enjoyed baking, cooking, and supplying family, friends and neighbors with special made treats. She loved attending her grandchildren’s sporting events and school activities. Pauline’s enjoyment in life was spending time with her family. She volunteered at the Horse Meadow Senior Center and always helped out when she could with the Woodsville Fire Department. She was a member of the Ross Wood Post 20 American Legion Auxiliary.
She was predeceased by five sisters, Myrtle Davidson, Geraldine Storti, Ruby Erno, Kay Apovian and Elvira Sayer; five brothers, Donald Sayers, Raymond Sayers, Neil Sayers, Everett Sayers and Elmer Raymond Sayers.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Green, and husband Robert, of Brentwood, Calif.; two sons, Jeffrey Brooks and wife Rose, of Woodsville, and James Brooks, of Littleton; six grandchildren, Matthew, Nathaniel, Natashia, Parker, Robbie and Chloe; one sister, Madeline McDermott, of Northfield, Vt.; six brothers, Elmer Sayers Jr. and wife Linda, of Stannard, Vt., Alvin Sayers, of Fair Haven, Vt., Kenneth Sayers, of Barre, Vt., James Sayers and wife Greta, of Plainfield, Vt., Ethan Sayers, of East Barre, Vt., and Alan Sayers and wife Judy, of Worcester, Vt.; several nieces, nephews, cousins and an aunt.
There will be no calling hours.
A memorial service will be Monday, July 16, at 2 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home, 1 Birch St., Woodsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02210 or the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Ricker Funeral Home, Woodsville, is in charge of arrangements.
For more information or to offer an online condolence please go to www.rickerfh.com.
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