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Leonard George "Wayne" Brooks

August 18, 2023

Death Notice

BROOKS, Leonard George Wayne

Wayne Brooks died peacefully, at North Bay Regional Health Centre, on Friday, August 18, 2023. He was 91 years old. Wayne was the beloved husband of Betty Anne (Brown) of Loring and much-loved father of Patsy Crozier (Steve) of Powassan, George Brooks of Sundridge and Gordon Brooks (Judy) of North Bay. He will be lovingly remembered by four grandchildren: David, Christina, Danielle and Jacob and many great-grandchildren. Wayne was the dear brother of Oliver Brooks, Shirley Schmidt, Maynard Brooks, Audrey Clark and Beverly Schneider and was predeceased by his siblings Edward Raaflaub and Lois Carpenter.

Wayne was retired from the Royal Canadian Air Force and was the former co-owner of Lake Bernard Park in Sundridge. He was a long-time member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 467, Sundridge.

The Brooks family will receive visitors at the Paul Funeral Home, Powassan, on Tuesday, August 22, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, August 23 at 11:00 am. Interment will take place at Loring Community Cemetery.

If desired, memorial donations to the North Bay Regional Health Centre Foundation would be appreciated.

To leave a message of support, a tribute or a memory of Wayne, please visit or call Paul Funeral Home, Powassan 705-724-2024.

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August 22, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Paul Funeral Home
531 Main Street
Powassan, Ontario P0H 1Z0

Funeral Service
August 23, 2023

11:00 AM
Paul Funeral Home
531 Main Street
Powassan, Ontario P0H 1Z0


Loring Community Cemetery
Highway 522
Port Loring, Ontario P0H 1Y0


North Bay Regional Health Centre Foundation
50 College Drive, North Bay ON P1B5A4
Tel: 1-705-474-8600


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