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Mr E E Brooks

PUBLISHED: 11:34 04 January 2008 | UPDATED: 09:30 11 May 2010

THE funeral service took place at St Margaret's Church, Lowestoft, on Friday, December 21 for Mr Ernest Edward Brooks (Ben), of Lowestoft who died on December 8, aged 81.

THE funeral service took place at St Margaret's Church, Lowestoft, on Friday, December 21 for Mr Ernest Edward Brooks (Ben), of Lowestoft who died on December 8, aged 81. Capt Paul McDonough officiated.

Mourners were: Mr J Sharman, Mr and Mrs A Brooks, Mr and Mrs P Moore, Mr K Brooks, Mr and Mrs Westgate, Mr and Mrs M Aldred, Mr J Dell jnr, Miss J Hillier and Robert, Mr and Mrs S Shand, Mr and Mrs P Gisborne, Mr G Sharman, Mr and Mrs F Gisborne, Mr and Mrs A Shand, Mr J Street snr, Mr J Street jnr, Mr and Mrs B Ruddock, Mrs S Ashford, Mrs A Matthews, Mr and Mrs J Blowers, Mr and Mrs P Carter, Mrs S Bray, Mr K Peak, Mr J Dell jnr, Mr B Milne, Mr D Milne, Mr and Mrs N Borrett, Mr J Borrett, Mr S Milne, Mr and Mrs C Peak, Mrs B Waldie, Mr D Waldie, Mr and Mrs P Waldie, Miss K Waldie, Mr M Waldie, Mr R Scott, Mr E Meades, Mr P Meades, Mr K Ince, Mr and Mrs J Wrycraft, Mr and Mrs E Wones, Mr and Mrs P Rand, Mr and Mrs I Graham, Mr and Mrs W Fenn, Mrs J Lone, Mrs A Raymond, Mrs M Webster, Mrs R Carroll, Mr T Cook, Mrs M Beard, Mrs J Sivell, Mrs E Harvey, Mr and Mrs J Harman, Miss C Lincoln, Mr and Mrs D Graystone, Mrs J Hart, Mr and Mrs M Edwards, Mr and Mrs R Norman, Mrs H Vaughan, Mr R Hickmott (also representing the Royal Marines), Mr A Middleton-Stewart, Mr D Monement, Mr P Eagle-Dott, Mr M Smith, Mr D Young, Trisha Johnson, Jennifer Rogers (Royal Marine Association), Mr F Sparham (Royal Naval Association).

Unable to attend were: Mrs E Baxter, Mr and Mrs J Cunningham, Mr J Sharman, Mr and Mrs M Blowers, Mr and Mrs M Jones.

Funeral arrangements were by R Rivett Ltd, 15 Carlton Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0RU.

The family of Mr Ben Brooks wish to thank all relatives and friends for their many kind expressions of sympathy, beautiful floral tributes and donations received. Donations for East Anglian Children's Hospices are still being accepted c/o R Rivett Ltd, 15 Carlton Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR33 0RU. Special thanks to The Gables Nursing Home, Gorleston for their care and understanding, the Royal Marines, the Royal Marine Association, the Royal Naval Association and R Rivett Ltd. Would all please accept this as the only but most grateful acknowledgment.

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